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.

'Holme Valley' on agenda as councillors set to rule on four housing bids for valley beauty spots

Plus plans for two key Lindley sites and Huddersfield University's flagship new-build will be decided by Kirklees councillors

Local general election 2015 candidates confirmed: see the full list for our area here

Candidates for Huddersfield, Colne Valley, Dewsbury, Batley and Spen

General Election 2015: David Cameron talks to young apprentices in Meltham

Camira Fabrics visit for man who wants to be our next Prime Minister

Former Home Secretary David Blunkett holds Q&A with Holme Valley pensioners

Retired Yorkshire MP discusses austerity, pensions and NHS over tea and cakes

Colne Valley general election candidates appear at first hustings - see what was said here

Our reporter Joanne Douglas attended the hustings at St John's Church in Golcar - see what she made of it

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a debate in the House of Commons

Defence Secretary hails Huddersfield firm as vital to Britiain's defence line

Michael Fallon toured David Brown Gears after it was awarded a major defence contract

Budget gets broad welcome from business experts in Huddersfield

But MP Barry Sheerman dismisses it as 'window dressing'

Longwood fabrics firm Wooltex UK Ltd creates 56 new jobs

Longwood-based textile firm Wooltex UK Ltd is creating 56 jobs and extending its premises to meet rising demand

Latest polls show there's just 1% in the Colne Valley vote

Colne Valley Conservatives and Labour pip each other to the post in top-rated poll questions, but how?

Fight to stop stone thefts in Huddersfield reaches Home Office

Anger over growing number of stone thefts

Illustration issued by BAE Systems of an exterior shot of the latest design for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship

David Brown lands Royal Navy warships contract, securing jobs for decades

David Brown will build the propulsion units for BAE Systems' new Type 26 global combat ship

Devolution conference at Huddersfield University hailed a success

'Decentralisation and the future of Yorkshire' event attracted leading academics, politicians and business people

Pictures: Frustration over decaying and neglected Marsden mills

An MP and a councillor are pushing for renovation work at New and Bank Bottom Mills which have lain empty since the early 2000s

Business Profile: Chris Worsley, of CSW Family Group

Former solider Chris Worsley is promoting Milnsbridge along with his businesses Easy Fireplace and Envy Fires & Fireplaces

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney denies attending arms dealers Annual Defence Dinner in London after his name appears on final guest list

Mr McCartney said that he did not accept the invitation or go to the event, which has been criticised as an opportunity to lobby politicians

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne makes a key note speech at the Science and Industry in Manchester where he said that a new high-speed rail connection and better roads could create an economic "powerhouse" in the north of England to rival the success of London.

Chancellor George Osborne to set out long term economic plan for Yorkshire during visit to West Yorkshire

M62, trains and tourism feature in chancellor's economic plan during regional visit

Turbo Precision Components ordered to take down 'illegal' banner advertising new jobs

Firm slams Kirklees Council for failing to support growing businesses

Butterley Reservoir Spillway, Marsden.

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent