Andrew Jones

MP, Harrogate and Knaresborough

Harrogate and Knaresborough Conservative

Andrew Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Andrew Jones’s voting in Parliament

Andrew Jones is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Andrew Jones’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Andrew Jones has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Women and Equalities: Rail Companies: Disabled Passengers 8 Dec 2016

    The provision of an audio-visual passenger information system is mandatory for all new trains, and it has been since 1999. For older trains, operators have until 1 January 2020 to fit an AV passenger system. Currently, 70% of the fleet operated on the main line has been either built compliant or upgraded to be compliant, and the rest of the fleet will be upgraded or replaced by 2020.
  • Women and Equalities: Rail Companies: Disabled Passengers 8 Dec 2016

    My hon. Friend raises an important issue. It is a condition of an operator’s passenger licence that it must publish a disabled persons protection policy. That covers how the needs of visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing people are met with regard to AV systems, including in times of delay or disruption. DPPPs have to be approved by the Office of Rail and Road. Additionally,...
  • Women and Equalities: Rail Companies: Disabled Passengers 8 Dec 2016

    The hon. Lady raises a very important question. I will have to look into this matter and reply to her in writing.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

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

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Andrew Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Andrew Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

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