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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • MP turns up heat on planning appeal

    MP turns up heat on planning appeal

    January 27, 2014

    Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has weighed in behind residents and councillors over plans for 170 houses in Scriven.  The plans for the nearly 7 acre site were submitted by Gladman Ltd and then rejected by Harrogate Borough Councillors at a meeting of the authority’s planning committee. Gladman Ltd immediately appealed the decision. Mr Jones has […]

  • MP welcomes councils’ move on Judicial Review

    MP welcomes councils’ move on Judicial Review

    January 19, 2014

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has welcomed City of York Council and North Yorkshire County Council’s decision to stop their Judicial Review of the Government’s decision to withdraw PFI tax credits for the Allerton Park  incinerator scheme.   Mr Jones commented:  “The Judicial Review of the withdrawal of tax credits for the Allerton Park […]

  • Harrogate & Knaresborough MP marks memorial day for Holocaust victims

    Harrogate & Knaresborough MP marks memorial day for Holocaust victims

    January 17, 2014

    Marking Holocaust Memorial Day this week, Andrew Jones MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the House of Commons, honouring those who died during the Holocaust as well as honouring the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people about what they endured. Monday 27 January will mark the 69th […]

  • 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 […]