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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • MP welcomes another clear signal for rail electrification

    MP welcomes another clear signal for rail electrification

    December 13, 2013

    A new Government taskforce looking at how to accelerate rail electrification in the north and where that electrification should occur has been set up by the Government.  The taskforce will consist of rail experts,  local MPs and local councils and will report directly to the Transport Secretary and the Prime Minister within 12 months. Importantly, […]

  • MP calls on public to help protect greenbelt

    MP calls on public to help protect greenbelt

    December 10, 2013

    Local MP and Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the greenbelt, Andrew Jones, is asking Harrogate and Knaresborough’s public to help develop policy to protect greenbelt.  The APPG is publishing a report in Spring 2014 and is bringing specialists in front of the group to give evidence in the New Year. […]

  • Christmas comes early in Boroughbridge with superfast fibre broadband

    Christmas comes early in Boroughbridge with superfast fibre broadband

    December 7, 2013

    Superfast North Yorkshire held a Christmas party in Boroughbridge to celebrate the news that superfast fibre broadband has arrived in town. Joined by Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, members of the Superfast North Yorkshire team met local residents and businesses to explain the technology behind the roll out and the benefits it will […]

  • High Street opening for Age UK Knaresborough & District

    High Street opening for Age UK Knaresborough & District

    December 5, 2013

    Local Charity Age UK Knaresborough & District officially opened its new shop on Knaresborough High Street at the weekend.  Local MP, Andrew Jones, was the guest of honour and invited to cut the ribbon assisted by Jae Farquharson and Vanessa Hoult from the organisation and a team of local volunteers. The new shop gives a […]

  • Beryl Burton Cycleway re-opened

    Beryl Burton Cycleway re-opened

    December 2, 2013

    Local MP Andrew Jones joined cycling enthusiasts for the re-opening of the Beryl Burton Cycleway at the weekend. The surface of the cycleway had become very badly pitted and drainage was poor.  It seemed for a time that there would only half of the cycleway would be made good due to a shortfall of funds […]