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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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  • Local MP & BHF highlight importance of funding for life saving research

    Local MP & BHF highlight importance of funding for life saving research

    February 6, 2015

    Andrew Jones MP attended a British Heart Foundation (BHF) event calling on the next government to guarantee the future of the science budget to protect life saving research. The MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough joined heart patient Emily Sullivan, 8, for a science lesson to highlight the importance of charities being able to continue funding […]

  • Andrew Jones MP highlights World Cancer Day

    Andrew Jones MP highlights World Cancer Day

    February 4, 2015

    Today is World Cancer Day. Cancer is a health issue that the Government has and will continue to fight. Since this Government came to office, 12,000 more patients a year will survive cancer for at least five years after diagnosis with one and five-year cancer survival rates now at record levels. The Prime Minister, David […]

  • Local MP supports Heart UK’s campaign for Better Heart Health

    Local MP supports Heart UK’s campaign for Better Heart Health

    February 2, 2015

    Andrew Jones MP is supporting HEART UK, The Cholesterol Charity, in its aim of ensuring that cardiovascular disease (CVD), the UK’s biggest single killer, remains a key government priority. This comes as HEART UK releases a new manifesto setting out clear and focussed recommendations designed to address the issues around treatment and management of CVD. […]

  • Jones hails cancer progress at Prime Minister’s Questions

    Jones hails cancer progress at Prime Minister’s Questions

    January 29, 2015

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones raised national progress on cancer at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons yesterday. Mr Jones asked the Prime Minister: “New figures show that, as a result of the focus on earlier diagnosis, increased access to treatments and the latest medicines, 12,000 more patients every year are now […]

  • MP calls for rethink on planning rules

    MP calls for rethink on planning rules

    January 22, 2015

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has written to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, calling for a change in planning guidelines.    Mr Jones wants to see the rules on accounting for future housing growth changed.   The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) requires Councils to […]