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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Local MP welcomes the start of National Apprenticeship Week

    Local MP welcomes the start of National Apprenticeship Week

    March 14, 2016

    Local MP, Andrew Jones, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating apprenticeships at the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2016.  The growing number of people in Harrogate and Knaresborough starting apprenticeships demonstrates that we are delivering on our manifesto commitments. The theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is that an Apprenticeship can take you […]

  • Andrew Jones meets Guide Dog’s newest recruit Puppy Jones

    Andrew Jones meets Guide Dog’s newest recruit Puppy Jones

    March 10, 2016

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones met his namesake earlier today in the House of Commons – the name was where the similarity ended though. Puppy Jones was so named because of Andrew’s support for Guide Dogs, Guide Dogs are committed to delivering a world-class guide dog service as part of a range of mobility […]

  • Fairtrade coffee day is no grind for local MP

    Fairtrade coffee day is no grind for local MP

    March 1, 2016

    Harrogate MP Andrew Jones popped in to help out at Harrogate Fairtrade Group’s coffee day at St Peters Church on Saturday morning. The MP was, for many years, Harrogate Council’s Fairtrade Champion and helped the Harrogate district achieve Fairtrade Borough status.  When Mr Jones was elected to Parliament the role was taken on by Councillor […]

  • My speech to the Mental Health and Transport Conference

    My speech to the Mental Health and Transport Conference

    February 26, 2016

    The relationship between mental health and transport goes deeper than many people realise. Last week, Professor Ed Bullmore, Head of Psychiatry at Cambridge University, published an article with the title, ‘Why brains and airports have a lot in common’. He said the best way to understand how the different parts of our brain are wired […]

  • Statement on the EU referendum

    Statement on the EU referendum

    February 22, 2016

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is set to vote to remain in the European Union (EU) in the referendum on 23 June.  In a statement Mr Jones said: “The Prime Minister has concluded his negotiations with his European Union counterparts and fired the starting pistol on the referendum campaign. That campaign will determine whether […]