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.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has been re-appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport by Theresa May in the re-shuffle following her appointment as Prime Minister. However, ministerial responsibilities have been realigned with some new challenges entering Mr Jones’s portfolio. Andrew’s responsibilities now include sustainable travel, cycling, walking, transport as part of the […]
It has been quite a month in politics. Unbelievable really. What else, therefore, could my regular column be about than the EU referendum and all that is happening in its wake? As regular readers will know I voted to remain in the EU. My vote was equal to that of every other voter and my […]
I have been asked to support Harrogate’s bid to host the Great Exhibition of the North – this is part of the government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative and will be a major celebration of Northern culture and innovation taking place in 2018. You can learn more about the Great Exhibition of the North and Harrogate’s bid […]
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