As Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Infrastructure, Andrew Jones MP, writes regular blogs for the Institution of Civil Engineers. There is always a sense of anticipation across Westminster before one of the great set pieces. This was no exception. The House was heaving. This Autumn Statement was going to set the tone andContinue reading “APPG Infrastructure Blog: Autumn Statement”
This week over 11.6million pensioners across the United Kingdom have started to receive payments of up to £600 to help with their energy bills.
Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe has released a series of short videos to highlight the wide range of services available in North Yorkshire and York to support women and girls, as part of her 16 days of action.
Work to make safety improvements to a public right of way that joins Crag Lane in Killinghall have been completed using funds allocated by Cllr Michael Harrison from his North Yorkshire County Council locality fund.
Business and Energy Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Monday 28 November) launched a Government push to help millions of people across the country bring down their energy costs for this winter and beyond.
Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe and her team at the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner have today (25 November) become a White Ribbon supporter organisation making a promise to never use, excuse or remain silent about men’s violence against Women and Girls.
Two organisations which operate North Yorkshire County Council’s carer support service have announced improved help for those who assist family and friends in support of Carers Rights Day.
Millions across Great Britain see energy bills reduced as £1.8 billion is paid out in first month of Government scheme.
Over 27 million households across Great Britain received money off their energy bills last month as the Energy Bills Support Scheme (EBSS) provided £1.8 billion in payments.
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) have set out guidance for festive celebrations which can be claimed on MPs expenses. The independent body has published guidance which states that MPs can use their discretion to claim for festive decorations for their office. Further guidance sets out that food and drink for festive office events wouldContinue reading “MP sets out stance on IPSA festive ruling“
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe, in partnership with North Yorkshire Police, is consulting with the public on a new list of Community Remedy options – options that will provide victims of low-level crime and anti-social behaviour with a say in how offenders should be held to account. The Community Remedy process supports theContinue reading “Have your say on how anti-social behaviour offenders make amends in North Yorkshire and York”
Local MP Andrew Jones has responded to the chancellor’s autumn statement.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has called for energy bill support schemes to be made available for park home residents before the end of the year.
Local charities are once again set to benefit from Harrogate Christmas Fayre thanks to operators Market Place Europe and Harrogate Borough Council.
On Friday 11 November, the mental health charity Mind welcomed Harrogate & Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones into their newest shop on Market Street in Knaresborough.
Andrew Jones MP’s first Instagram question time takes place this week as park of UK Parliament Week.
Andrew is asking residents to submit their questions about Parliamentary processes, history and customs for this online Q&A session.
The campaign to have part of the River Nidd designated as Bathing Water Quality gathered pace last night as local MP Andrew Jones headed a special debate in the House of Commons.
Later this month, Harrogate Borough Council is set to plant hundreds of trees as part of National Tree Planting Week. National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration. Each year, the country’s conservation sector, volunteer groups and tree-lovers come together to plant thousands of trees to mark the start of the annual treeContinue reading “Hundreds of trees set to be planted as part of National Tree Planting Week“
Ever wondered why ‘the ayes have it’, ‘the lobbies are cleared’ or why some MPs are called ‘Right Honourable’?
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has called for a House of Commons debate on speeding up the implementation of the Future Homes and Future Building Standards to ensure new residential and commercial builds are built to save energy.
Knaresborough King James Tennis Club (KKJTC) has celebrated its inaugural John Forster tennis tournament in style.
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