Andrew Jones is the MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough. Originally from Ilkley and educated locally at Bradford Grammar School and Leeds University, Andrew lives in Harrogate, and before being elected an MP worked in sales and marketing for Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.
He is a vice chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Stroke, the All Party Parliamentary Rail in the North Group and the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Green Belt. Andrew is also a Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Department of Health and the Apprenticeship Ambassador in Parliament.
A passionate cricket fan, Andrew has been a member of Yorkshire County Cricket Club for over 25 years, and has travelled to several countries following England’s overseas test matches.
Andrew Jones MP has long been a supporter of Fairtrade. Even before he was an MP, Andrew was well-known as Harrogate Council’s Fairtrade Champion and was instrumental in ensuring that the local authority supplied Fairtrade alternatives for refreshments. This enabled Harrogate to become a Fairtrade Borough. Since that time, Andrew has taken an active part […]
The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £12.1m invested in the YNYER area between 2016 and 2021. This is in addition to the £110.1m of funding committed by the Government on 7 July 2014. Over […]
Constituents will get the chance to chat with their local MP at his regular ‘shoppers surgery’ to be held at the Sainsbury’s store on Wetherby Road on Saturday 21 February. Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is holding his next public surgery at the store from 10am to 12noon. The surgery is an opportunity for […]