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.
Local MP Andrew Jones has welcomed another fall in unemployment in Harrogate and Knaresborough. The fall comes on top of good news nationally where unemployment dipped below 2 million. In Harrogate and Knaresborough the latest figure follows an extended run of good news on jobs. Since September 2012 the figures have consistently fallen: […]
MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough, attended a reception hosted by Mike Thornton MP at the Palace of Westminster to show his support for efforts to tackle the relatively unknown oesophageal cancer, which is one of the fastest rising cancers in men in the UK, with survival rates of only 1 in 10. The Oesophageal Cancer […]
During the recent recess I concluded my fifth annual Volunteer Week after a varied schedule of volunteering engagements with local groups and charities. The week was cut short due to the recall of Parliament but I was still able to help out with disability groups, supporting the elderly and working in a community library. The […]