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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Albert Street fire, Harrogate

    Albert Street fire, Harrogate

    March 19, 2014

    “The fire on Albert Street is a hammer blow for the business and residents affected.  Many of the businesses will be out of action for some time and the employees without jobs during that period.  Around 13 families had to be re-housed overnight from flats in the area and I understand that the Housing Association […]

  • MP sent packing for local charity

    MP sent packing for local charity

    March 17, 2014

    Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, joined a team of queue busters at Harrogate’s ASDA store on Bower Street at the weekend to raise money for the Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB).  The event is a firm fixture in the CAB’s fundraising calendar. Andrew is a regular supporter of Harrogate CAB’s events and was patron of […]

  • Extra pupil cash ‘rights historic wrongs’ says local MP

    Extra pupil cash ‘rights historic wrongs’ says local MP

    March 14, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has welcomed the Government’s announcement that schools in North Yorkshire will receive £7.1million extra funding in 2015/16,  The extra money is to address a historic unfairness in the way school funding is allocated which has meant that spending on North Yorkshire pupils has fallen back compared to the majority […]

  • MP joins soup-er events for Fairtrade fortnight

    MP joins soup-er events for Fairtrade fortnight

    March 6, 2014

     Local MP Andrew Jones continued his longstanding support of Fairtrade with events in Westminster and Harrogate as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.  Andrew is no stranger to Fairtrade having been Harrogate Council’s Faritrade Champion while a Councillor.  Andrew piloted changes to purchasing through the Council which enabled Harrogate to be declared a ‘Fairtrade Borough’. In Westminster, […]

  • MP speaks out for Leeds Road traders

    MP speaks out for Leeds Road traders

    March 3, 2014

    Harrogate MP, Andrew Jones, joined local Councillors and traders from Leeds Road in a bid to sort out problems caused by the ongoing roadworks connected with the new M&S Simply Food store. Traders on the parade of shops near Scott’s Corner have seen dramatic reductions in their takings since the work to construct the store […]