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.
Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, took up the cudgels on behalf of local people concerned that the Post Office facility at Chain Lane Co-op would choose when Lidl took the store over. Mr Jones wrote to Lid’s UK Managing Director, Mr Ronny Gottschlich appealing for the Post Office Local to be retained in the store. In […]
Harrogate MP Andrew Jones has welcomed news that Harrogate’s County Council Area Committee overwhelmingly rejected plans to introduce parking charges later in to the evening and on Sundays in Harrogate town. The proposal from North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) was originally to introduce a flat rate fee of £2 from 6pm to 12 midnight and […]
A week dedicated to promoting democracy begins on Monday. ‘Parliament Week’ is a national programme of events and activities that connects people with Parliament and democracy in the UK. Organisations across the UK run events and activities throughout Parliament Week which explore what parliamentary democracy means to them and their community. Parliament Week is coordinated […]
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