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.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has welcome a boost for high-speed rail plans in the North from Prime Minister David Cameron. Mr Jones is Deputy Chairman of the Rail in the North All Party Parliamentary Group and also Chair of the Northern Electrification Taskforce. The scheme, known as HS3, is in the early phases […]
The Countryside Alliance awards, aka the ‘Rural Oscars,’ are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a special Champion of Champions scheme. Andrew Jones MP is urging the public to support Weetons in November’s public vote as it bids to be crowned the best of the best. Weetons previously won a UK & Ireland title in the […]
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: […]