Andrew Jones is MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough

What has Andrew Jones been up to today?

Andrew Jones is MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough and a member of the Conservative party.

Andrew Jones has 15934 followers on Twitter.

A positive response from Knaresborough's MP @AJonesMP and local councillor Ed Darling:

It’s pretty exciting that EVERY shop on @Commercial_St has now been let - we can’t wait to see what 3 new businesses will be joining our fantastic street community of 30 #indie shops & 3 charity shops! Our little street sure packs a punch!

#shoplocal #independent #Harrogate

We’re cutting the Universal Credit Taper Rate from 63p to 55p and increasing work allowances by £500 per year to help working families with the cost of living.

This will be an effective tax cut for 1.9m of the lowest earning working families.

#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

We’re increasing the National Living Wage by 59p an hour - a wage boost for millions of this country’s lowest paid workers.
#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

We’re making sweeping reforms to our outdated alcohol duty system. Introducing a new system that is simpler, fairer, and healthier - as well as permanently cutting the cost of a pint by 3p.
Watch this video to learn more.
#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

We’re making key reforms to business rates to ease the burden on our local firms and create stronger high streets.

More details here.

#Budget2021 #SpendingReview2021

Today’s #Budget2021 and #SpendingReview increase skills spending by 26% over this Parliament - spreading opportunity and helping create a high-wage, high skill economy.

Funding will help to develop and support more green transport options, including zero emissions vehicles and cleaner planes and ships.
#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

£20bn in R&D by 2024/25, a record investment to secure the UK’s future as a global science superpower and create high-skill, high-wage jobs across the country.

#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

Doubling the tax relief for Museums and Galleries until 2023. Part of a tax relief for culture worth almost a quarter of a billion pounds.

#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

Doubling the tax relief for theatres until 2023. Part of a tax relief for culture worth almost a quarter of a billion pounds.
#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

£1.8bn to help schools and colleges tackle lost learning from the pandemic, and bring total education recovery support to almost £5bn.

#Budget2021 #SpendingReview

More than 95.3m first and second vaccine doses given across the UK

More than 6 million booster jabs so far

This #SpendingReview and #Budget2021 continues to invest in our vaccine programme.

New fiscal rules introduced at #Budget2021 & #SpendingReview will strengthen the public finances and ensure more money can be spent on the people’s priorities. More details here.

We are starting to restore gas supplies in #harrogate. Our engineers will visit very house in person but here are some simple safety guidelines for people to switch their own gas on themselves sooner, plus details of how to contact us @HBCPrepared

Loved hearing from @HarrogateHigh & St.Robert’s Primary students about the benefits of walking & cycling to school 💚

Also pleased that @AJonesMP joined us to talk to @your_harrogate about the importance of supporting #sustainabletransport alternativ…

Your Harrogate @your_harrogate

It’s Walk to School Day by @ZeroCHarrogate and we’ve been chatting to students at @HarrogateHigh and St Richards Primary about the event! 🙌🏻

We also hear from local MP @AJonesMP on why he wanted to get involved…

Good to hear at the Public Accountability Meeting earlier today about Operation Chrome in Harrogate to tackle noisy drivers. Local police actions include arresting drunken drivers, fines for mobile phone use, car impoundings, prosecutions for no insurance and section 59 warnings.

Just WOW. What a day… 🎉 Deligted to be highly commended on behalf of the whole @AAC_Harrogate team for Excellence in Healthcare at the #NHSParlyAwards … no harm in coming second to the covid vaccine ey! Time to celebrate… ✨🌟

@AJonesMP @steve_r76 @HarrogateNHSFT

Fantastic effort from all of our students taking part in the Zero Carbon Walk to School day this morning. @AJonesMP, Cllr Phil Ireland, @cllrPaulHaslam, Prof Neil Coles, @ZeroCHarrogate all came along in support. #ZeroCarbon #WalktoSchoolDay

Harrogate & Knaresborough's @AJonesMP asks PM to support calls for FA Vase & FA Trophy finals at Wembley on 3 May to be postponed so Consett, Hebburn Town, Harrogate Town & Concord Rangers fans can attend

@BorisJohnson says he hopes @FA will have listened & "do what they can"

Continued support and investment in UK businesses through:
✅one-off Restart Grants
✅a new government-backed UK-wide Recovery Loan Scheme
✅The UK-wide Future Fund: Breakthrough scheme

#PlanForJobs #Budget2021

£1.65bn investment to continue quick and efficient vaccine rollout and further funding for new technology to support future vaccination programmes.

#PlanForJobs #Budget2021

New visa reforms aimed at highly skilled migrants, including:

👉 A new unsponsored points-based visa to attract the best and most promising international talent in science, research and tech.

👉 New, improved visa processes for scale-ups and entrepreneurs #Budget2021

Help to Grow: Digital will give small businesses free online technology advice and 50% discounts on new productivity enhancing software.

Read more:
#Budget2021 #PlanForJobs

Help to Grow: Management will give the leaders of 30,000 SMEs access to world-class training on everything from financial management to marketing.

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#PlanForJobs #Budget2021

UK to launch world’s first sovereign green savings bond for retail investors, allowing savers to help drive the country’s transition to net zero by 2050. #PlanForJobs #Budget2021

The Government is investing £25bn in the UK's future growth & prosperity with the biggest 2 year business tax cut in history. Through the 130% super-deduction, companies can cut their taxes by up to 25p for every pound they invest. #Budget2021 #PlanForJobs

In 2023 the rate of corporation tax, paid on company profits, will increase to 25%. Even after this change we’ll still have the lowest corporation tax rate in the G7.

We’ll also protect small businesses so only 10% of companies will pay the full higher rate #Budget2021

An increase in the Personal Allowance to £12,570 in April 2021, which will be maintained at that higher level until April 2026. #Budget2021 #PlanForJobs

The mortgage guarantee scheme will encourage lenders to offer 95% mortgages, making home ownership more accessible to those with a smaller deposit.

#PlanForJobs #Budget2021

A tapered extension of the stamp duty holiday until 30 September, helping more people to purchase their homes before the deadline and supporting jobs. #Budget2021 #PlanForJobs

To protect hospitality and tourism jobs, the 5% reduced rate of VAT will be extended for six months to 30th September.

And even then, we won’t go straight back to the 20% rate. We’ll have an interim rate of 12.5% for another six months. #Budget2021

We’ll continue with the 100% business rates holiday through to the end of June.

For the remaining nine months of the year, business rates will still be discounted by two thirds, up to a value of £2m for closed businesses.

A £6bn tax cut for business. #Budget2021

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