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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Harrogate happiest again

    Harrogate happiest again

    May 21, 2014

    For the second year running Harrogate has been voted the happiest place to live in England AGAIN! The survey by Rightmove – part of its annual ‘Happy at Home’ survey – showed that Harrogate remained the top of the pops when local people rated it in the poll. Local MP Andrew Jones commented: “I have […]

  • Andrew Jones MP supports drive to reach carers

    Andrew Jones MP supports drive to reach carers

    May 20, 2014

    Andrew Jones MP has pledged his support to carers across Harrogate and Knaresborough as part of the national awareness campaign Carers Week, which runs from June 9 to 15. One in eight adults are carers, but the very nature of caring – of being there for a loved one facing ill health or disability – means […]

  • MP takes roadworks campaign to the top

    MP takes roadworks campaign to the top

    May 12, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has called for a Parliamentary debate on involving residents and businesses when roadworks are planned in an area. Mr Jones asked for the debate during Business of the House questions last Thursday following months of roadworks on Leeds Road in Harrogate and several sets of temporary roadworks springing up […]

  • Council have got it wrong this time: MP

    Council have got it wrong this time: MP

    May 9, 2014

    Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has expressed his disappointment with Harrogate Borough Council’s decision not to contest the refusal of planning permission for 170 homes off Boroughbridge Road in Knaresborough. The original application was turned down unanimously by the Council’s planning committee but the applicants, Gladman developments, decided to appeal the decision to the Planning Inspectorate.  […]

  • Andrew Jones MP has great chemistry with scientists in Parliament

    Andrew Jones MP has great chemistry with scientists in Parliament

    May 7, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones met the first scientist ever to be allowed to carry out explosive chemistry experiments in the House of Commons at an event held by the Royal Society of Chemistry in Parliament on Wednesday 30 April. He met with representatives from the learned society to talk about the importance of […]