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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Andrew supports autism campaign

    Andrew supports autism campaign

    May 19, 2013

    Andrew Jones MP is backing The National Autistic Society’s (NAS) new campaign aimed at improving support for adults with autism across England. One in every hundred adults has autism, meaning there are 300,000 adults in England with the disability. Andrew’s endorsement of the ‘Push For Action’ campaign follows a recent NAS survey of 1100 people across […]

  • Andrew’s Commons speech on mental health

    Andrew’s Commons speech on mental health

    May 17, 2013

    This is an important debate because mental health is one of the last taboos in this country. There is still stigma, and that stigma has a devastating impact. The impact is on those who suffer, who can feel isolated and alone, who can face discrimination, who may be reluctant to seek help or the treatment […]

  • Earlier Sunday trains from York to Harrogate

    Earlier Sunday trains from York to Harrogate

    May 16, 2013

    From 19 May, Northern Rail will operate an additional morning Sunday service from York to Harrogate. The service that currently starts at Knaresborough will be extended back to York to start at 11.14, providing an earlier Sunday morning service. There will also be an earlier service from Harrogate to York at 10.48, giving leisure travellers […]

  • Local chocolatier attracts national attention

    Local chocolatier attracts national attention

    May 13, 2013

    Andrew Jones MP met with Harrogate businesswoman and Chocolatier Azra Sadiq to congratulate on her recent twitter success, on Friday 10 May. Azra caught the eye of Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis who recently chose her tweet about her business, Azra Chocolates, as one of the six he re-tweet every Sunday as part of his […]

  • The Queen’s Speech

    The Queen’s Speech

    May 9, 2013

    Local MP, Andrew Jones MP, has welcomed the bills outlined in the Queen’s Speech. The speech outlined a number of initiatives designed to boost the economy and help hard-pressed families and individuals with the cost of living. The bills include: An immigration bill to ensure that public services cannot be abused by those who should […]