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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • MP’s enhanced voice for local rail investment.

    MP’s enhanced voice for local rail investment.

    July 22, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has been elected to influential positions on two key committees concerned with local rail infrastructure. The Rail in the North All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) is a cross-party group of MPs who regularly meet to take evidence from industry and users to promote improvements to the service.  Andrew has […]

  • Tour de France and the Great Yorkshire Show.

    Tour de France and the Great Yorkshire Show.

    July 11, 2014

    How can we ever top Le Tour coming to our district? The world’s most watched sporting event apart from the Olympics was hosted in fine style with millions lining the streets. The whole district entered in to the fun and creativity in the lead up to the event. Who will ever forget the yellow bicycles, […]

  • MP and Council Leader join forces on street lamps

    MP and Council Leader join forces on street lamps

    July 4, 2014

    Harrogate Borough Council’s Leader, Councillor Richard Cooper, and local MP, Andrew Jones, have joined forces to preserve the town’s much-loved traditional streetlamp style from being eradicated. The problem arose when North Yorkshire County Council began replacing the lights which, after 150 years service, have corroded and become unstable. The new style lamp-posts haven’t met with […]

  • Harrogate decorators land industry’s top gong

    Harrogate decorators land industry’s top gong

    June 23, 2014

    A Harrogate-based decorating firm has been named Johnstone’s Painter of the Year 2013 during a colourful ceremony at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester. Chris Green Painters and Decorators, a father and son team from the Starbeck area of Harrogate, took home the top prize at the awards after wowing the judges and their fellow decorators […]

  • MP backs Harrogate Councillors on new incinerator investigation

    MP backs Harrogate Councillors on new incinerator investigation

    June 18, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has given his backing to Councillors on the Harrogate Area Committee of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) calling for a new investigation in to the controversial incinerator project at Allerton Park on the edge of his Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency. The incinerator is proposed by NYCC to deal with the County’s […]