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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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  • Supporting stroke survivors

    Supporting stroke survivors

    January 15, 2014

    A local stroke survivor met Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, on Friday 10 January, to raise awareness of stroke in young people and discuss his personal experience of stroke. Nathan Ridgard, 37 from Harrogate, had a stroke two weeks before Christmas in 2012. He had a second stroke on New Year’s Eve 2012 […]

  • MP calls time on nuisance PPI calls

    MP calls time on nuisance PPI calls

    January 6, 2014

    Local MP, Andrew Jones, has highlighted the need to clamp down on rogue Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) companies.  Mr Jones raised the issue with the Minister for Justice on the floor of the House of Commons after meeting a number of constituents suffering a seemingly never-ending stream of nuisance calls. Mr Jones asked Shailesh Vara […]

  • Harrogate & Knaresborough unemployment drop exceeds expectations again

    Harrogate & Knaresborough unemployment drop exceeds expectations again

    December 27, 2013

    Levels of unemployment in Harrogate and Knaresborough fell to a record low last month amid a series of positive figures nationally.   The figures, as measured by the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), have been welcomed by local MP, Andrew Jones. The number of unemployed claimants in the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in September […]

  • The bus stops here

    The bus stops here

    December 23, 2013

    Campaigners hail stop and shelter victory. A long-running campaign for a bus shelter on York Place opposite Christ Church has ended in success. The campaign, led by residents of Church Square Mansions and supported by High Harrogate Councillor Richard Cooper and MP Andrew Jones began two years ago.  The York Place stop was previously perched […]

  • First class! MP’s praise for posties in Harrogate sorting office visit

    First class! MP’s praise for posties in Harrogate sorting office visit

    December 18, 2013

    Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough, visited Royal Mail’s Harrogate delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to the postmen and women at their busiest time of the year. Andrew was shown round the office by local Delivery Office Manager, Paula Town, and was introduced to the postmen and women who are […]