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Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

Andrew Jones MP

Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough

News

  • Another successful Volunteer Week for Andrew

    Another successful Volunteer Week for Andrew

    November 22, 2012

    Andrew Jones MP has completed his third annual volunteer week.  You can view the detail of the week at his dedicated blog by clicking here. Speaking at the end of the week Andrew said:  “From every Volunteer Week I take away the warmth and generosity of the individuals in the organisations I visit.  This Volunteer Week […]

  • Local MP speaks out for stroke sufferers

    Local MP speaks out for stroke sufferers

    November 12, 2012

    The MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones, raised the issue of work capability assessments for stroke sufferers with the Minister of State for Work and Pensions on Monday. Andrew, who is a vice chair on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Stroke, asked Mark Hoban MP: “What progress is being made to ensure that work […]

  • Andrew Jones MP’s Volunteer Week

    Andrew Jones MP’s Volunteer Week

    November 3, 2012

    On Wednesday 14 November Andrew Jones will be commencing his third annual Volunteer Week to publicise the important role of the volunteer in our community and raise the profile of Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge based charities and organisations from the voluntary sector. Andrew’s aim is that more local people will be motivated to volunteer.  He […]

  • Andrew Jones MP’s response to the Allerton Park incinerator announcement

    Andrew Jones MP’s response to the Allerton Park incinerator announcement

    October 31, 2012

    Andrew’s response to the decision to go ahead with the Allerton Park incinerator: “The decision announced today by the County Council is very disappointing and although it is a setback for the campaign against the proposed incinerator, it is by no means the end of it. “The incinerator is simply unnecessary – the plant will […]

  • The importance of charity

    The importance of charity

    October 26, 2012

    Party conferences are typically seen as events where Cabinet Ministers or Shadow Cabinet Ministers speak to the party faithful.  That does happen but conferences contain a lot more activity that never make the headlines. This year’s Party Conference was no exception and it was certainly one of the busiest I have ever attended. Inside the […]