The Government has today (31 January) announced plans to restore nature, improve environmental quality, and increase prosperity as it publishes its Environmental Improvement Plan 2023.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a crackdown on energy suppliers following a sharp increase in the number of prepayment meters being fitted in households struggling to pay energy bills.
The 24 bus service from Pateley Bridge to Harrogate has been given temporary funding from North Yorkshire County Council in order to support the service. In a statement to local media, the Executive Member for Highways and Transport at North Yorkshire County Council, Councillor Keane Duncan, said “The 24 is a key route that manyContinue reading “Pateley Bridge to Harrogate bus saved.”
Today (27 January) Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published proposals to crack down on dismissal and re-engagement practices often known as ‘fire and rehire’.
All state-funded schools in England currently without a defibrillator will receive one by the end of the academic year.
The Government has published its comprehensive plan for music as part of its effort to ensure all school children grow up with the opportunity to engage with music.
The Government has set out plans to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks bottles and cans from 2025.
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”
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“