Jonathan Young

Spokesperson for Energy and Resources and MP for New Plymouth
National Party

New Plymouth MP Young, regained his seat in the 2017 General Election with a majority of 7276 votes, is the energy and resources spokesperson for the National Party.

The role comprises not just oil and gas but the electrical sector, gold mining and any other extractive industry.

Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Jonathan Young worked in Waitakere City (West Auckland) for 20 years as a Minister where he led a multi-cultural community of people from many different ages, backgrounds and vocations. Over the years Jonathan also worked in the fields of financial administration, software programming, property management, design and publishing journals and magazines. He started his working life as a teacher and has a strong commitment towards the opportunities education creates for people.