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.

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

Community frustration mounts over lack of progress to widen 'dangerous' road next to Linthwaite Grosvenor Chemicals Limited

Members of the Colne Valley Action Group, a councillor and MP have all voiced concerns over the situation

MP rolling out the festive cheer on bus

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney spent a morning on board the 933 service in Meltham

Abdul Iqbal QC, listed in 2015 Who's Who

Huddersfield barrister Abdul Iqbal makes first appearance in Who's Who

Dad-of-two Mr Iqbal, 45, lines up alongside the likes of entertainer Paul O’Grady and TV presenter Julia Bradbury who are also making their first appearance in the world- famous reference book

Chas Ball named as Green Party's Colne Valley General Election candidate

Mr Ball will take on Tory MP Jason McCartney

Houses of Parliament

What did Kirklees' MPs get up to in Parliament during 2014? Find out here

MPs return to Westminster on Monday after their 17-day Christmas break. But how busy were they in the corridors of power in 2014? Local Government Reporter Joanne Douglas investigates

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney

Huddersfield and Colne Valley MPs on English votes for English laws

Colne Valley's Jason McCartney said the proposals would increase fairness Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman said it would be hard to define which issues only affect England

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