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.
The quality of life in our country is higher in the north of England – but there remain big differences between the economies of the north and south. Our economy in the north lags behind the south. There are a variety of reasons why this is the case, one of which is our relative lack […]
Visit England mark English Tourism Week in April. It is an occasion which allows us to celebrate what our country and this area has to offer and to acknowledge the huge impact tourism has on our economy. What we offer as a district and a county is more important than ever before as we go […]
Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough joined volunteers from the International Diabetes Federation and staff from Novo Nordisk and Roche, leaders in diabetes care, to raise awareness of the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the UK this week. Diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is a significant and growing health issue, affecting over 382 […]