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Andrew Jones MP

Competition opens to create community facilities from Pacers

Community groups in the North can now submit their plans and ideas on how an old Pacer carriage could be converted into a vibrant public asset, as the Department for Transport (DfT) officially launches its Pacer competition today at Bolton Station (11 July).

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

Andrew Jones MP backs calls for diabetes emotional and mental health support

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is backing calls from leading charity Diabetes UK to create new national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support and to increase support available locally.

15 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

More trains, faster trains, better trains: MP welcomes Harrogate rail upgrade

Transport Minister and local MP Andrew Jones has welcomed news that Harrogate is to see more services – including express services – to and from Leeds starting this week.

16 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

Local MP wants your views on Harrogate’s retail scene

Harrogate’s MP is carrying out an inquiry in to retail in the town. Andrew Jones is asking residents to help by having their say on the town centre’s future through an online survey.

15 April, 2019

Local MP supports Excellence in Business Awards

Our area has outstanding businesses ensuring a healthy local economy and almost full employment. The Harrogate Advertiser Excellence in Business awards celebrates the achievements of those businesses, their owners and their teams.

12 April, 2019

View from Westminster

We have had a tumultuous few weeks in Parliament and the ‘B’ word never seems to be off people’s lips. This week though I’ve swapped the ‘B’ word for B&Bs.

21 March, 2019

Local MP backs Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for cocoa farmers

Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough met farmers from the Ivory Coast, Rwanda and the Dominican Republic at a reception in Parliament on Wednesday 27th February as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.

4 March, 2019

Helping our area’s rough sleepers

Recently I met the Chief Executive of the Harrogate Homeless Hostel. I have met Liz Hancock and her team many times and I wanted to meet her now given the higher visibility of rough sleepers locally.

25 February, 2019

MP slams Harrogate post office decision

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has expressed his deep disappointment at the decision to downgrade Harrogate’s Crown Post Office and move it to the first floor of WHSmith on Cambridge Street as a franchise.

18 February, 2019