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.

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.

Tour de Yorkshire will bring cycle fans flocking to Huddersfield

Delight at news that race will pass through Colne, Holme and Dearne valleys

Kirklees College students win design contest

Two teams of students from Kirklees College have designed products to be sold to raise cash for the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Kirklees Council admits amount of grit spread on the roads has been cut by HALF

Political row erupts over 'secret' council policy change

Peter Sargent, insolvency practitioner at Begbies Traynor

Yorkshire food and drink suppliers are at greater risk of insolvency says Begbies Traynor partner Peter Sargent

Yorkshire food and drink suppliers are at greater risk of insolvency as supermarket price wars take effect, claims Begbies Traynor

Isaac Atkinson

Plans submitted to make Skate4Isaac Holmfirth Sands Lane skate park dream come true

The cause, set up in memory of tragic teen Isaac Atkinson, has raised over its target of £55,000

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Huddersfield Town correspondent
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Huddersfield Giants correspondent
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Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
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Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent