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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • 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 […]

  • MP’s Christmas card competition winner named

    MP’s Christmas card competition winner named

    December 16, 2013

    The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, will be using a design created by Scotton Lingerfield Primary School class three pupil Joel Adams for his ‘Create a Christmas card for your MP’ competition. Every year since being elected as an MP, Andrew has run the competition with local primary schools, where pupils aged between […]

  • 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, […]