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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Cheers! Scotton toasts Guy Fawkes re-opening

    Cheers! Scotton toasts Guy Fawkes re-opening

    November 5, 2013

    Local MP Andrew Jones joined Scotton residents at the re-opening of the Guy Fawkes Arms which only months ago had seemed certain to close. The pub had been the subject of a planning application by its owners Punch Taverns to demolish it and build a house on the site. But the community came together with […]

  • MP takes electrification case to the PM at Prime Minister’s Question Time

    MP takes electrification case to the PM at Prime Minister’s Question Time

    October 31, 2013

    Local MP, Andrew Jones, was called to ask a question of the Prime Minister yesterday during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons.  Often PMQs is a confrontational affair but in his question Mr Jones chose to highlight the case for the electrification of the Leeds – Harrogate – York trainline and the Government’s […]

  • MP launches local business survey

    MP launches local business survey

    October 30, 2013

    Following good news on the economy locally and nationally Andrew Jones MP is taking the temperature of Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge’s economy. The MP has launched an online business survey which takes an in-depth look at the position of local businesses and the prospects for future business growth in our area.  The survey also asks […]

  • Local MP joins Paralympians to show support for social care for disabled people

    Local MP joins Paralympians to show support for social care for disabled people

    October 24, 2013

    Local MP Andrew Jones joined double Gold medallist wheelchair athlete Hannah Cockroft and Paralympian Sam Ruddock at an event in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, to show his support for social care for disabled people. The event, organised by disability charity Scope, was part of the ‘Britain Cares’ Campaign, which is calling on the […]

  • Local unemployment drops to its lowest level since the general election

    Local unemployment drops to its lowest level since the general election

    October 19, 2013

    The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, welcomed the positive news that unemployment figures in the constituency have dropped again, as measured by number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance. The number of unemployed claimants in the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in September was 839 which is a rate of 1.6 percent of the population […]