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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

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  • 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 […]

  • Government boost for Tour de France in Yorkshire

    Government boost for Tour de France in Yorkshire

    March 21, 2013

    Harrogate and Knaresborough are at the heart of Yorkshire’s hosting of the Tour de France’s Grand Depart with the first leg ending on Harrogate’s Stray and the second leg coming through Knaresborough.  Local MP Andrew Jones is welcoming an announcement that £10m is being committed to the Tour de France after a delegation of Conservative Yorkshire […]

  • Andrew Jones MP named Parliament’s Apprenticeship Ambassador

    Andrew Jones MP named Parliament’s Apprenticeship Ambassador

    March 15, 2013

    Andrew Jones MP has been named Apprenticeship Ambassador in Parliament. As well as engaging with employers and advocating apprenticeships, Andrew will be responsible for encouraging MPs to get involved in promoting apprenticeships in their constituencies and providing them with the information and advice they need to do so. Andrew, who worked with local company Barker Brooks […]

  • MP hails High Court success for heart unit campaign

    MP hails High Court success for heart unit campaign

    March 7, 2013

    Commenting on the High Court decision to back the legal challenge to closure plans for the Leeds General Infirmary Children’s Heart Surgery Unit, Harrogate & Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones said: “This is a landmark ruling for children’s heart surgery in Leeds.  Moves to close the unit which seemed to have all the momentum have been […]

  • Andrew joins Paralympian to back disabled kids’ charity

    Andrew joins Paralympian to back disabled kids’ charity

    March 1, 2013

    Andrew Jones MP met Yorkshire’s Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft MBE and pledged his support for a manifesto launched by charity Whizz-Kidz, at the House of Commons on Wednesday 27 February. The ‘Generation Inspired?’ manifesto is based on a late 2012 survey the charity conducted of its young Ambassadors and their parents – asking them about their […]