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.

Yorkshire flag

What will change for Yorkshire after Scotland referendum vote?

“Those at Westminster have to listen to the arguments and will have to devolve more power. It will be a question of the MPs being like turkeys and voting for Christmas; things have to change” says expert

Businessman Jon Gamble from go2eventhire is seen displaying his YES and NO signs ahead of voting in the Scottish Referendum
Longwood Sing at Nab End Tower, Longwood. Musical director Suzanne Smelt.

Watch: Over 200 people sing clouds away at 141st Longwood Sing

Toddlers to the over nineties all played their part in performing a selection of rousing hymns accompanied by the Golcar Band

Disabled Huddersfield teen faces missing out on trip of a lifetime as NHS wheelchair wrangle rumbles on

The girl, who suffers with cerebral palsy, has been waiting since May for a larger manual chair but has been left in limbo amid the privatisation of Huddersfield and Calderdale’s wheelchair service

Former mayor Margaret Bates

Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association members clean up Marsden as part of MP volunteer week

Members from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association teamed up with Colne Valley MP, Jason McCartney, to take part in a community litter pick in Marsden.

Colne Valley MP takes part in volunteer week

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney swapped Whitehall for the wilds of Marsden Moor as he took part in a volunteering week.

Experience Community CIC director, John Grimes, with, from back left to right, Jason McCartney's head of staff, John Travis, Experience Community CIC colleague, Laura Vayro and Colne Valley MP, Jason McCartney

Disabled access campaigners urge for more action to be taken to make 'dangerous' Huddersfield Narrow Canal towpath accessible for all

Lobbying to ensure wheelchair users' voices are heard in consultations for canal greenway

Government minister visits Moor End Academy to see progress in maths and science

Beaumont Park pupils scored top grades from a Government minister when she visited their school.

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.

Huddersfield Kurdish community rally in St George's Square for more help against ISIS

Protesters are urging the government to do more to help Kurdish civilians

Simon Reevell
cash, money
HS2 train

£15bn transport plan to link northern cities and towns: Our MPs have their say

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney have both campaigned for improved and better connected routes

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney raises over £4000 for local children's hospice charity

The Conservative MP tackled the London Marathon to raise the money, which will help provide care to children with life-shortening illnesses

Huddersfield remembers World War One heroes at the centenary of the Great War outbreak

Towns and villages unite with services and exhibitions in memory of First World War fallen

Site of proposed development on Helme Lane, Meltham

Big housing plan for Meltham backed despite protests

Council set to allow 100 new homes in village - plus latest planning decisions in Honley and Netherthong


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