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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Autumn Budget

    Autumn Budget

    November 22, 2017

    The Chancellor has presented his Budget to Parliament – here’s a summary of what was announced. 1. There are over 32 million people in work – near a record high The rise in employment over the past year has been driven by full time workers. Unemployment is also at its lowest rate since 1975. In 2017 […]

  • View from Westminster

    View from Westminster

    November 15, 2017

    The political world is a noisy one at present.  And when politics is noisy it is easy to think division and argument is all that is happening.  In politics there is actually much more agreement than disagreement; much more positive than negative. Nowhere is this truer than in our National Health Service. The national statistics […]

  • MP congratulates local emergency department

    MP congratulates local emergency department

    November 7, 2017

    News of this positive response came after an extra £340,000 was given to Harrogate Hospital by the Department of Health to help ease pressures on the service this winter caused by predicted demand. Local MP Andrew Jones said: “Our local health providers are excellent and this patient survey has confirmed that local people recognise that […]

  • MP launches Christmas card competition

    MP launches Christmas card competition

    November 3, 2017

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has launched his annual competition to design his Christmas e-card.  Mr Jones is asking every seven to 11-year-old in the constituency to submit a design for his Christmas card in the competition which has been running since 2010. The MP has written to all schools inviting them to take […]

  • MP and council welcome new support for Harrogate’s homeless.

    MP and council welcome new support for Harrogate’s homeless.

    October 24, 2017

    Harrogate Borough Council is to receive £44,000 from central government over the next three years to assist the authority in preventing and reducing homelessness. The cash comes from the introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, which helps councils to introduce measures to prevent homelessness.  Currently much of the emphasis is on supporting an individual […]