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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Chancellor: pacer trains to go on Northern Rail

    Chancellor: pacer trains to go on Northern Rail

    December 3, 2014

    The Autumn Statement has brought a big boost for passengers on the Leeds-Harrogate-York line as the Chancellor announced the replacement of the so-called ‘cattle truck’ pacer trains.  The aging rolling stock is a constant bug-bear for commuters as they creak along the Harrogate line.  Local MP, Andrew Jones, often receives complaints about the condition of […]

  • Big benefits for Harrogate from new rail boost

    Big benefits for Harrogate from new rail boost

    November 27, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has welcomed the news that a direct two-hourly service between London and Harrogate is to be introduced over the next five years.  This means an additional six trains every day between Harrogate and Kings Cross.  The scheme is part of a number of changes being brought in by Stagecoach-Virgin after they […]

  • Local MP supports call for heart donors for children

    Local MP supports call for heart donors for children

    November 21, 2014

    MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, has joined heart charity Children’s Heart Federation in its call to raise awareness of the need for more heart donors for children.  Opinion polls in the UK show the vast majority of population is in favour of organ donation but evidence shows low levels of awareness and the […]

  • A bike business not just about bikes

    A bike business not just about bikes

    November 18, 2014

    Veloheads was officially opened on Saturday morning by Andrew Jones MP and Rebecca Burnett, Harrogate Borough Council’s Cycling Champion. Veloheads can be found at Starbeck’s old laundry at Provincial Works, The Avenue, just at the start of the Greenway cycle track that takes you to Ripley.  From its 1200 foot square premises, the business offers cyclists […]

  • Local jobs boost as unemployment falls again

    Local jobs boost as unemployment falls again

    November 13, 2014

    Andrew Jones MP has welcomed new figures showing that 1,115 fewer people in Harrogate & Knaresborough are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance than in 2010, a 76 per cent fall. This means more people in work, with the security of a regular pay packet and a better future ahead of them. There are a record 30.79 million […]