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 for Harrogate and Knaresborough joined VisitEngland to fly the flag for tourism at a Tourism Alliance parliamentary reception held at the House of Commons on Monday 16 March to mark the launch of English Tourism Week 2015. Minister for Tourism Helen Grant attended, with guest speakers including Paul Maynard MP, Bill Beaumont, Chair of […]
Local MP Andrew Jones, as the Government’s Apprenticeship Ambassador in Parliament, has been supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2015. This is the eighth year of National Apprenticeship Week and was bigger and better than ever. This week is always the highlight of the apprenticeship year, when we see apprenticeships at the top of the agenda. The […]
Local MP, Andrew Jones, recently visited Boroughbridge Primary School and Nursery. Parts of the school have been refurbished and relocated to help and improve the education of the pupils. Andrew visited the renovated Year 6, Key Stage 1 classrooms, Reception and the Nursery. The Nursery has been re-furbished with help from local community and businesses. […]