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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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Andrew in the media

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Campaigns

Andrew is a busy campaigning MP. See just some of his campaigns here.

Media Information

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Campaigns – success you can see

  • New London train services on the way

    A new franchise for the East Coast Mainline has been awarded with a dramatic increase in the number of direct trains between Harrogate and London.  Back in 2011, local MP Andrew Jones worked with the Chamber of Trade and rail organisations to get a new evening service from London re-introduced after 25 years absence.  Now […]

  • Funding for greener buses

    Buses between Harrogate and Knaresborough are set to become cleaner and greener after Harrogate Borough Council secured £237,000 of funding from the Department of Transport’s Clean Bus Technology Fund. After gauging interest, Harrogate Borough Council partnered with local bus company, Transdev, to develop the successful bid. The funds will be used to pay for modifications […]

  • Leeds – Harrogate – York rail improvements

    The campaign for electrification of our local line received a boost when the line was put in to the top tier of priorities for future electrification.  This is still some way off but big improvements are on the way for the Harrogate line.  These include new rolling stock to receive the unpopular and outdated pacer […]

  • Boroughbridge to Harrogate bus service

    Residents in Boroughbridge have long campaigned for a better bus service between the town and Harrogate.  This has been particularly important for residents who work in Harrogate or go to school in Harrogate.  The previous service didn’t set off early enough to get people to work or school and the last service to return wasn’t […]

  • General Election 2015

    Andrew was re-elected as the MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough at the General Election on 7 May 2015.  In 2010, when Andrew became an MP he had a majority over the Liberal Democrats of 1,039 votes making the seat one of the most marginal in the United Kingdom.  After the 2015 election Andrew’s majority was […]