Delays at the passport office and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) have meant that more people have been coming to their MPs for help. Local MP, Andrew Jones, has taken up dozens of cases and been successful in the vast majority.
Andrew Jones writes a monthly column for the Advertiser series of newspapers. Below is the July article.
This month Turkish Baths Harrogate will mark a historic milestone celebrating 125 years of perfecting the art of relaxation.
During Prime Minister’s Questions today – answered by the Deputy Prime Minister due to the PM attending the NATO summit in Madrid – Andrew Jones MP highlighted the success of Disability Action Yorkshire’s efforts to support those with disabilities access work. Disability Action Yorkshire have promoted supported internships and use of the Government’s Access toContinue reading “WATCH: MP Jones highlights local success of Access to Work programme.”
Newly released figures show the visitor economy of the Harrogate district is on the right path to recovery, painting a sunny picture for the local tourism industry as the summer holiday and staycation season gets underway. It follows the release of new STEAM* data, which measures the economic impact of visits to the district, andContinue reading “New figures a welcome boost to Harrogate’s tourism industry”
Malcolm Neesam, Harrogate’s well-known historian, sadly died this morning on his 76th birthday. Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has paid tribute to Mr Neesam: “I was so saddened to learn of Malcolm’s passing. He had fought his illness with quiet dignity and determination, so typical of the qualities he showed in all he did.Continue reading “MP pays tribute to Malcolm Neesam.”
Holiday clubs are taking place this summer which will provide children with nutritious food and a chance to take part in exciting and engaging activities to improve health and wellbeing. The FEAST programme is now in its second year and sees holiday activities including sports, outdoor activities and creative workshops taking place in each NorthContinue reading “Fun, healthy activities and nutritious food for children this summer”
Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has renewed his pledged to support unpaid carers this Carers Week, taking place this week. Carers Week is an annual awareness week which recognises the vital contribution made by people caring unpaid for family members or friends who have a disability, illness, mental health condition, or who need extraContinue reading “Jones renews pledge to support carers”
Harrogate & Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, is calling on local residents to come together and discover the World War heritage on their doorstep by embracing War Graves Week, 21 May to 29 May – an initiative from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). War Graves Week will encourage local residents to learn about the storiesContinue reading “Andrew Jones asks local residents to embrace War Graves Week”
Local MP welcomes campaign to boost take up of pension credit in Harrogate & Knaresborough Andrew Jones MP has welcomed a new Conservative campaign to boost the take-up of Pension Credit in Harrogate and Knaresborough as part of wider support with the cost of living. Pension Credit is a top up for our most vulnerableContinue reading “Local MP welcomes campaign to boost take up of pension credit in Harrogate & Knaresborough”