Andrew Jones Member of Parliament for Harrogate & Knaresborough visited Northern Energy last week. Andrew is a Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party with responsibility for business engagement. The Illingworth family were very proud to show the local MP around their family run business.
Andrew was fascinated about the history of the business, and how it started less than half a mile away in the centre of Hampsthwaite village opposite the Joiners Arms 85 years ago. Stuart Illingworth said, “It is important for us to have a good open dialogue with our local MP whilst we are in a period of change in the off-grid energy sector. We want to make sure he is fighting our corner when it comes to policy, so that we are able to continually bring our customers superb value for money and to grow the business for many years to come.” Following Andrew's visit, we received this lovely letter: