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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

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  • Goodbye round pound: use by October 15

    Goodbye round pound: use by October 15

    October 11, 2017

    As the round pound enters its final week, shoppers are today being reminded they have just seven days to use these coins before they swap the high street for the history books. From midnight on Sunday, the round pound will lose its legal tender status and no longer be accepted in shops and restaurants. HM […]

  • ‘Give Pudsey your round pounds’, new partnership urges

    ‘Give Pudsey your round pounds’, new partnership urges

    September 28, 2017

    BBC Children in Need will be partnering with The Royal Mint and HM Treasury on their £1 coin campaign, joining forces for Pudsey’s Round Pound Countdown. Kicking off a nationwide campaign, BBC Children in Need, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury will challenge the country to join Pudsey to hunt down the millions of remaining […]

  • View from Westminster

    View from Westminster

    September 20, 2017

    Last Saturday I started the third Harrogate Memory Walk alongside Alison Wrigglesworth of the Harrogate and Ripon Alzheimer’s Society and Councillor Richard Cooper, the Leader of Harrogate Borough Council. Memory Walks are the Alzheimer’s Society’s principal fundraisers and occur right across the country.  Over a hundred people came to walk in Harrogate’s beautiful Valley Gardens […]

  • Memory Walk – get set for Saturday.

    Memory Walk – get set for Saturday.

    September 13, 2017

    It’s the Harrogate Memory Walk on Saturday and local MP Andrew Jones is urging local people to support the walk by taking part and donating to make a world without dementia.  Memory Walk’s are the Alzheimer’s Society’s biggest annual fundraising event.  Andrew has worked with them and Harrogate Borough Council to organise the event this […]

  • Businesses urged to play their part for smooth transition to new £1 coin

    Businesses urged to play their part for smooth transition to new £1 coin

    August 24, 2017

    On a visit today (24 August) to one of the UK’s largest coin storage facilities, Vaultex UK Ltd, in Dagenham, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Andrew Jones MP, thanked businesses for their efforts so far in the transition, but urged them to maintain momentum. Citing findings from the cash centres, the minister warned that […]