t: 01423 529614 e: andrew.jones.mp@parliament.uk
Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Local MP visits Boroughbridge school

    Local MP visits Boroughbridge school

    March 12, 2015

    Local MP, Andrew Jones, recently visited Boroughbridge Primary School and Nursery.  Parts of the school have been refurbished and relocated to help and improve the education of the pupils. Andrew visited the renovated Year 6, Key Stage 1 classrooms, Reception and the Nursery. The Nursery has been re-furbished with help from local community and businesses. […]

  • Apprenticeship Ambassador commends McCain Apprenticeship scheme

    Apprenticeship Ambassador commends McCain Apprenticeship scheme

    March 7, 2015

    Apprenticeship Ambassador to the Government, Andrew Jones MP, has commended McCain Foods’ apprenticeship programme after meeting the company’s apprentices and getting a first-hand account of their experiences. Mr Jones, who is also MP for Harrogate, spoke to the plant’s engineering apprentices about the benefits of learning through an apprenticeship and getting experience at a global […]

  • Green light for Harrogate line electrification

    Green light for Harrogate line electrification

    March 5, 2015

    The report of the Government’s Northern Electrification Taskforce is published today and recommends that the Harrogate line is in the top tier of northern lines to be electrified. Thirty-two lines of the Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchise areas which are currently without electrification have been considered and prioritised. The taskforce, chaired by local MP […]

  • Northern electrification report launch tomorrow

    Northern electrification report launch tomorrow

    March 4, 2015

    “Tomorrow the Northern Electrification Taskforce report is launched at Sheffield station.  As chair of that taskforce I will be presenting our findings to the Transport Secretary at the launch. “The taskforce has examined the economic benefits of electrifying lines in the north and is making recommendations as to which lines should be a priority.  This […]

  • MP keeps Fairtrade tradition

    MP keeps Fairtrade tradition

    March 2, 2015

    Andrew Jones MP has long been a supporter of Fairtrade.  Even before he was an MP, Andrew was well-known as Harrogate Council’s Fairtrade Champion and was instrumental in ensuring that the local authority supplied Fairtrade alternatives for refreshments.  This enabled Harrogate to become a Fairtrade Borough. Since that time, Andrew has taken an active part […]