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Andrea and Jack's Wedding

Andrea has been celebrating her wedding to fellow MP, Jack Lopresti, at an intimate ceremony in the chapel at the Palace of Westminster on Friday, 22nd December.

Column: We must get on with Brexit

This is my last column before Christmas, so I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

Social mobility proposals

Today, the Education Secretary Justine Greening will announce plans to boost social mobility through education.

Andrea welcomes latest jobs figures

Andrea Jenkyns MP has welcomed the news that unemployment continues to fall. The employment rate is now 75.1 per cent, up 0.7 points over the past year and up 4.9 points since 2010.

Column: Phonics improving children's education

Last week I had the privilege of visiting Outwood Grange Academy and having a Q&A session with 14 and 15 year old students as they asked me about my work as an MP, increasing voter turnout and lowering the voting age to 16.

NIGERIAN WARMTH IN THE HEART OF YORKSHIRE

A sunny Nigerian glow was the last thing you would expect on a cold winters night in Wakefield but it was there in the York House Hotel.  Andrea Jenkyns MP was given a warm Nigerian welcome by local chef and businesswoman, Oluwatosin Dayo-Oyekole.    Guests were treated to a colourful spicy meal,

Andrea welcomes new mental health Green Paper

The new Green Paper, a preliminary report of government proposals, announced by the Department of Health on young people’s mental health has been welcomed by Andrea Jenkyns MP.

Andrea visits new pool for Morley

Andrea has visited the construction site of a new pool in Morley, being built by successful entrepreneur Garry Hudson, to see the exciting works first hand.

The award winning social enterprise, The Aqua Clinic, aims to build on the success of its two pools in in Shipley.

Community’s last chance to save Pitty Close Farm

In a last-ditch attempt, Andrea has written to the Leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake, to urge for the approval of 208 new houses in Drighlington to be reversed.