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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Local MP backs ivory ban

    Local MP backs ivory ban

    May 30, 2018

    Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has backed landmark legislation coming before Parliament to ban ivory sales.  The bill being introduced to Parliament is to ban all ivory sales and follows a national  public consultation which sparked 70,000 responses.  The main source of the world’s ivory is elephants. Mr Jones commented: “The worldwide elephant population has declined […]

  • Local MP issues call for hidden film talents

    Local MP issues call for hidden film talents

    May 22, 2018

    Andrew Jones MP is aiming to showcase our area’s creativity by encourage local people to enter Parliament’s prestigious Film the House competition. This annual competition offers the opportunity to put local film-makers and scriptwriters in direct contact with the movers and shakers of the film industry and to have the best of UK talent take […]

  • How we use your data

    How we use your data

    May 21, 2018

    This Friday (25 May) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. Anyone and any company which holds data about anyone within the EU has to abide by the new GDPR law. To this extent, you can view the privacy notice for the Office of Andrew Jones MP online here, which includes what data we […]

  • View from Westminster

    View from Westminster

    May 14, 2018

    The local elections earlier this month meant that, for rules known as election purdah, I had to take a break from my monthly column.  And it seems fitting, now those elections are over, to just look at what they mean for our local political scene. In the Harrogate district we are used to fairly frequent […]

  • MP backs Tory local election manifesto

    MP backs Tory local election manifesto

    April 13, 2018

    Local MP, Andrew Jones, has given his backing to a ‘forward-looking and ambitious’ manifesto from Harrogate Council’s Conservative group of councillors.  The manifesto is available here. The manifesto includes proposals to boost the district’s markets in Ripon and Knaresborough, use compulsory purchase to bring long-term empty shops and houses in to use and lobbying for […]