Graham set up the River Hull Advisory Board, which developed a strategy for the management and maintenance of the River Hull. The board included representatives from The National Farmers Union, The Environment Agency, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Natural England, The Internal Drainage Boar
In May 2012 Graham led constituents and other MPs from across the country to secure thousands of names from 64 constituencies on a petition against the introduction of VAT on the sale of static caravans.
Since 2018 Graham has worked hard to tackle the scourge of hare coursing. Hare coursing is an illegal activity in which criminals set their dogs loose to chase, catch and kill brown hares across open grassland and arable land.
Following the announcement by East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group in March 2017 that it planned to close the Minor Injuries Units in Hornsea and Withernsea, Graham took his fight to keep local minor injury services open right to the very top.
Recognising the damaging effects of high tolls for the Humber Bridge, Graham persuaded the then Shadow Chancellor, George Osborne, to promise a Treasury-led review of the tolls if the Conservatives gained power.
The Pasture Masters are a tradition almost unique to Beverley and play a vital role in the stewardship of the town’s common land. Under the 1836 Pasture Act, Pasture Masters are elected annually from the Freemen of Beverley – but Freemen had to be born in the town and be male, which was both unf
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