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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Local MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

    Local MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

    January 27, 2016

    Last week Andrew Jones signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. Wednesday 27th January will mark the liberation of […]

  • Launch of the new 36 bus service

    Launch of the new 36 bus service

    January 25, 2016

    Local bus company Transdev welcomed Andrew Jones MP to the launch of its new 36 service between Ripon, Harrogate and Leeds. The company is investing £3.3m in 14 new buses, which have been designed specifically for the thousands of people who travel between Ripon, Harrogate and Leeds on the 36.  These bespoke vehicles have been […]

  • Arriva signs rolling stock contract for new Northern rail franchise

    Arriva signs rolling stock contract for new Northern rail franchise

    January 23, 2016

    Plans for the multi-million pound investment programme in the Northern rail franchise have moved a step closer today as Arriva signed the contract to deliver the network’s new rolling stock. Following a comprehensive procurement process, international train manufacturer CAF will build the 281 carriages with the first of the new trains, which will enable the […]

  • Local unemployment matches lowest ever rate

    Local unemployment matches lowest ever rate

    January 21, 2016

    Unemployment in Harrogate and Knaresborough has fallen to match its lowest ever rate.  Official figures released this week show that the unemployment rate locally was 0.9 per cent with just 446 people claiming job seekers allowance or other out-of-work benefits.  This is just one person more than the previous low in June of last year. […]

  • Flooding in our local area

    Flooding in our local area

    January 20, 2016

    Over Christmas and New Year large areas of our country flooded.  Parts of our district experienced flooding never experienced before.  Much of the festive season was spent coping with ruined fixtures and fittings and arranging temporary accommodation.  It hasn’t been easy for those affected and, for some, it still isn’t easy. There is help available. […]