Category: News

Local MP champions the environment

Local MP Andrew Jones has been questioning Minister about environmental issues in the House of Commons as the current session winds up for the General Election on 12 December. Andrew has supported tree planting projects – taking part in many himself including planting trees at Horseshoe Fields in Knaresborough as part of the Northern Forest[…]

1 November, 2019

View from Westminster

Improving our environment is important to me.  I have made it central to my work representing our area.  I did this as a councillor by expanding recycling, installing ground source heat pumps in council houses or using technology to reduce the amount of energy required to heat our swimming pools.  It has been great to[…]

22 October, 2019

Statement on withdrawal from European Union

I will be voting for Boris Johnson’s deal, just as I voted three times for the Withdrawal Agreement agreed by Theresa May. It has always been my view that we need to implement the result of the 2016 referendum, but that we should do so in an orderly manner that presents the greatest chance of[…]

18 October, 2019

Community Pharmacies unveil new consultation service

Andrew Jones MP (Harrogate and Knaresborough) today visited Kings Road Pharmacy, 28-30 Kings Road, Harrogate to learn more about the new Community Pharmacist Consultation Service.

20 September, 2019

MP reveals result of biggest ever inquiry into the state of Harrogate town centre retail

Thousands of Harrogate residents have responded to an in-depth inquiry into the state of retail in the town circulated by local MP Andrew Jones.

19 August, 2019

Local MP congratulates Boris Johnson on leadership victory

Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough, discusses The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP’s election win to become Prime Minister.

16 July, 2019

View from Westminster

Soon we will have a new Prime Minister. That person will have some new issues to deal with and some continuing issues which will take time to put right.

16 July, 2019

MP to lead Nidderdale Greenway ‘sustainable transport’ walk

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is to draw attention to sustainable transport measures in North Yorkshire County Council’s Harrogate Congestion Study this weekend.

22 May, 2019

Relief road consultation: Harrogate MP backs sustainable options

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) has published its consultation in to Harrogate’s congestion problem and is encouraging the public to take part.

29 April, 2019