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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Statement from Andrew Jones MP on the death of Baroness Thatcher

    Statement from Andrew Jones MP on the death of Baroness Thatcher

    April 8, 2013

    “I was saddened to learn of Baroness Thatcher’s death, and send condolences to her family at this very sad time for them.  She had been poorly for some years and had not been seen in public recently. Margaret Thatcher was among our greatest peacetime Prime Ministers, and one of the leading politicians of the twentieth […]

  • Harrogate named top Google eTown in Yorkshire and the Humber

    Harrogate named top Google eTown in Yorkshire and the Humber

    The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, was presented with the Google eTown Award on behalf of Harrogate, after it was crowned one of the UK’s top eTowns in e-commerce. The Google eTown Awards are designed to recognise those towns whose businesses are most actively embracing the web, and at a time when the […]

  • LGI’s Children’s Heart Surgery Unit reopens

    LGI’s Children’s Heart Surgery Unit reopens

    April 5, 2013

    I welcome the news today that children’s heart surgery can resume in Leeds next week. The decision was taken after Thursday’s “Risk Summit” attended by the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, NHS England, the Care Quality Commission and the Trust Development Authority. The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said work would be done to give “sufficient […]

  • No merger for Knaresborough delivery office

    No merger for Knaresborough delivery office

    April 3, 2013

    Last month’s news that the Knaresborough delivery office may face closure sparked concern from local residents, businesses and Royal Mail employees. The Post Office (PO) held an internal consultation on whether it should transfer mail operations from Knaresborough to the Harrogate delivery office. Now the Royal Mail has announced that the proposals will not now go […]

  • Hundreds give to Andrew’s book drive

    Hundreds give to Andrew’s book drive

    March 22, 2013

    In his campaign to promote National Heart Month, the MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, has collected hundreds of books from the local community to be donated to the British Heart Foundation for sale in their Harrogate shop. Andrew’s ‘books drive’ has been running throughout February and has seen a number of donations from […]