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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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  • 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 […]

  • Government to withdraw PFI funding for Allerton Park incinerator

    Government to withdraw PFI funding for Allerton Park incinerator

    February 21, 2013

    “The decision by the Department for the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs to withdraw Private Finance Initiative (PFI) credits for the Allerton Park incinerator seems likely to stop the incinerator project in its tracks.  I believe this is the right decision. “It is early days yet but this announcement will be welcomed across Harrogate and […]

  • Andrew backs Harrogate Cardiac Service for National Heart Month

    Andrew backs Harrogate Cardiac Service for National Heart Month

    February 20, 2013

    Andrew Jones MP has paid a visit to the Cardiology service at Harrogate District Hospital to lend his support for National Heart Month. The annual awareness raising month, organised by the British Heart Foundation, takes place every February to highlight how people can improve the health of their heart. During his visit, Mr Jones saw a […]