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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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  • 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 […]

  • Local MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

    Local MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

    January 20, 2015

    This week Andrew Jones MP 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. Tuesday 27th January will mark the […]

  • MP demands library assurances from County Council

    MP demands library assurances from County Council

    January 19, 2015

    A local MP has asked for assurances from North Yorkshire County Council following a consultation on reducing support for the area’s libraries.  The plans involve reducing support to Knaresborough, Starbeck and Boroughbridge libraries and relying on more support from the community to run these facilities. The model has already been shown to work in the […]

  • Waitrose to hold MP’s next shoppers surgery

    Waitrose to hold MP’s next shoppers surgery

    January 14, 2015

    Constituents will get the chance to chat with their local MP at his regular ‘shoppers surgery’ to be held at the Waitrose store on Station Parade on Saturday 17 January.   Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is holding his next public surgery at the store from 10am to 12noon.    The surgery is an […]

  • MP’s call: “our small shops are the best; let’s prove it.”

    MP’s call: “our small shops are the best; let’s prove it.”

    January 12, 2015

    Andrew Jones MP is calling for small shops in his constituency to enter the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Best Small Shops Competition.    MP said: “Our area has a great reputation for its small, independent shops.  I have been privileged to visit a great many of them as an MP and, indeed, as a […]