Andrew Jones

MP, Harrogate and Knaresborough

Harrogate and Knaresborough Conservative

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How Andrew Jones voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Andrew Jones hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 18 Dec 2014

    A few days ago, my constituency team and I became dementia friends following some very good training by our local branch of the Alzheimer’s Society. May we have a debate on how we can boost public understanding of all forms of dementia, making our communities more dementia-friendly and thus helping those who are suffering from this cruel disease, and, of course, their carers as well?
  • Business of the House 11 Dec 2014

    Please may we have a debate on apprenticeships? This week, we have passed the significant landmark of 2 million apprenticeship starts in this Parliament. More than 2,000 of them have been in my Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency in the past two years alone. This week, there has also been an announcement about changes to the careers advice service to put a bit more emphasis on...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions 11 Dec 2014

    If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.

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Conservative MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Common Agricultural Policy
  • North Sea Oil
  • Food
  • Schools: Admissions
  • Children: Day Care

Currently held offices

  • Member, Regulatory Reform

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 90.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 56 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: John Cotton
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 5 June 2014)

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