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Jason McCartney

Jason McCartney

Jason McCartney is the Conversative MP for the Colne Valley. Mr McCartney, who was born in 1968, served in the RAF for nine years reaching the rank of flight lieutenant. He went on to work as a journalist before being elected in 2010. He is a Huddersfield Town fan.


Grand opening of Bargain Booze, Milnsbridge: Shop owner, Akeib Mahmood (right) with his parents Abid Mahmood and Gul Akhtar who run the shop on Market Street.

Take a look around new Bargain Booze store in Milnsbridge

Milnsbrdge has a new convenience store with the opening of Bargain Booze Select by franchisee Akeib Mahnmood

Mignon Dunn goes over the edge.

Fundraisers take the plunge with 100ft abseil at Huddersfield University

The event has raised thousands of pounds for Kirkwood Hospice

"Weed out the evil people peddling propaganda" says local MP

Jason McCartney's concern over radicalisation of young people

Hands off HRI: Hospital campaigners seek help and advice from watchdog

#handsoffhri appeal to Independent Reconfiguration Panel

National Apprenticeship Week call to firms

Data from the Skills Funding Agency shows that apprenticeships are key to helping Yorkshire firms grow

Hands Off HRI: A timeline of key events this year

Key events since we heard that Huddersfield could lose its A&E

HRI trust pays £22m a year for Calderdale Royal Hospital

Hands Off HRI: What is PFI and how have we got into this mess?

Confused about PFI? Here's everything you need to know

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney battles to keep low fuel prices

George Osborne urged not to raise duty in next week's budget

Local MP Jason McCartney backs campaign to cut the price of a pint

Plea to Chancellor to cut beer duty in Budget

Hands off HRI: Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman explains why he missed the big A & E rally

"I understand the concerns but I had a family commitment arranged a year ago"

Hands off HRI: Massive turnout in Huddersfield shows support for A&E campaign

Examiner reporter ROBERT SUTCLIFFE joins up to 7,000 people who took to the streets to fight for Huddersfield’s A & E unit

Hands off HRI: Politicians call for unity as they pledge to save Huddersfield's A&E

Rousing speeches at the rally urge the community to stick together

Hands off HRI: Huddersfield's biggest post-war demonstration delivers strong message to health bosses

MPs and councillors mix with morris dancers and thousands of furious residents

Hands Off HRI: More than 5,000 take to the streets to protest A&E plan

Huddersfield public turn out in force in the biggest rally since the end of World War Two

#HandsOffHRI: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt agrees to meet MPs about Huddersfield A&E closure threat

But minister warns Barry Sheerman and Jason McCartney that decision 'best made at local level'

Hands off HRI: MP Jason McCartney insists: "A & E battle is a fight we can win"

Rallying call ahead of big Huddersfield protest rally

Organiser Karl Deitch addresses the crowd at the Hands Off HRI rally

Hands Off HRI Rally: Who's speaking at Saturday's demonstration?

Hands Off HRI Rally: Who's speaking at Saturday's event

Hands off HRI: Rally route revealed for Huddersfield Royal Infirmary hospital march on Saturday

Thousands expected to take to streets of town centre to fight for A & E services


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