Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has published a video detailing the importance of trees in our communities to offset carbon emissions and the steps the Government is taking to plant more trees.
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Law banning employers withholding tips passed.
The Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023 received Royal Assent on 2 May meaning tips will be protected for over two million workers.
Crackdown on scam calls and texts in new fraud strategy.
The Prime Minister has outlined the Government’s plan to tackle scam calls and texts and bring those behind them to justice.
Primary school classes to receive Coronation wildflower seeds.
The Department for Education (DfE), working with the Eden Project, is sending all state-funded primary schools seeds to celebrate the coronation and promote biodiversity.
Council secures funding to tackle rogue landlords.
North Yorkshire Council has been awarded £1.4m from the Government for its housing service ahead of drawing up a new, county-wide housing strategy.
Taxi licensing toughened up to protect passengers across England.
New measures will safeguard passengers and crack down on unfit taxi and PHV drivers with tighter checks introduced across local authorities.
Local MP meets with rare-cancer charity in Westminster.
Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate & Knaresborough, met with national bone and soft tissue cancer charity Sarcoma UK last week during Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month.
Local MP welcomes the Government’s extended cost of living payments.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has welcomed news that 7,900 families in Harrogate and Knaresborough will receive £301 from the Government as the latest Cost of Living Payments begin to be sent out.
Local schools get £2.5m boost.
State schools in Harrogate and Knaresborough are to receive £2,523,660 in extra funding to top up budgets helping headteachers manage higher costs like energy bills and teacher pay.
New regulations to help disabled bus passengers.
The Government has introduced the Accessible Information Regulations which require operators to provide audio-visual announcements on buses.