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’?