Published — 20 December, 2019
Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year
I want to take this opportunity to wish all my constituents well for Christmas and the New Year.
Now that MP’s have also been sworn in it is a good time to thank the voters across Harrogate, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge and surrounding villages which make up the Harrogate & Knaresborough constituency. It was an honour last week to be elected for a fourth time to represent and serve the area where I live. Thank you to those 29,962 voters who voted for me, I will represent everyone, no matter how they voted or whether they voted at all.
There are many priorities ahead for the Government and for me locally here in Harrogate & Knaresborough. This week’s Harrogate Advertiser and Knaresborough Post featured a look at some of those local and national priorities and you can read more here.
Thank you again to the voters of the Harrogate & Knaresborough constituency for giving me the honour of our area again.Andrew Jones, Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough
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