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.
Local MP Andrew Jones continued his longstanding support of Fairtrade with events in Westminster and Harrogate as part of Fairtrade Fortnight. Andrew is no stranger to Fairtrade having been Harrogate Council’s Faritrade Champion while a Councillor. Andrew piloted changes to purchasing through the Council which enabled Harrogate to be declared a ‘Fairtrade Borough’. In Westminster, […]
Harrogate MP, Andrew Jones, joined local Councillors and traders from Leeds Road in a bid to sort out problems caused by the ongoing roadworks connected with the new M&S Simply Food store. Traders on the parade of shops near Scott’s Corner have seen dramatic reductions in their takings since the work to construct the store […]
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, met apprentices at Vital Technology Group, a thriving Knaresborough business this week. Mr Jones, who is the Apprenticeship Ambassador in Parliament, visited to hear firsthand how apprentices were a great benefit for the company and how the apprentices – many of whom have become full-time employees at the company […]