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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

About Andrew

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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.

Andrew is a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport.

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.

Latest news and campaigns

Local youth unemployment lowest ever

Local youth unemployment lowest ever

Youth unemployment last month in Harrogate and Knaresborough reached its lowest ever rate.  Official figures released this week show that the youth unemployment rate locally was 1.1 per cent with just 65 people claiming job seekers allowance or other out-of-work benefits aged between 16 and 24 years old.  Back in May 2010 there were 295 […]

MP congratulates students and staff on superb results

Commenting on the A level results in Harrogate and Knaresborough, local MP Andrew Jones, said: “Congratulations are due to our local students on another set of superb A level results.  As the number of people in employment increases it is more important than ever that young people have the skills and knowledge to make themselves attractive […]

Harrogate Memory Walk

Dementia is a not a symptom of old age; it is not a ‘fact of life’.  It is a disease and as a disease there will be a cure.  I am working with the Alzheimer’s Society to help find that cure and I am using my View from Westminster this month to tell you how […]

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