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.

Huddersfield campaigner returns to Kurdistan on mission against Islamic State

Alan Brooke aims to discover what support Kurds need in holding back ISIS

New Mill planning application war heats up as villagers report Holme Valley Land Charity to council watchdog

Meanwhile Land Charity member reports Kirklees Council for delay on Sude Hill application

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Convenience store to create 25 new jobs

Colne Riverside Park Project: Businesses pledge cash for Greenstreams project

John Smith's Stadium managers pledge first donation for five-mile park from Milnsbridge to Cooper Bridge

What next as electrification of TransPennine line officially 'paused' by government?

Barry Sheerman is 'hopping mad' at decision & Jason McCartney will meet rail minister to talk about electrification

Police in Kirklees urge public to report stone thefts and suspicious activity

Warning comes as Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney raises issue in parliament

'It's not too late to save Grimescar Valley from 190-home development', objectors say

Campaigners urge residents to write to Kirklees Council before public consultation ends

McCartney has been campaigning for legislation to tackle repeated stone thefts

MP Jason McCartney granted Commons debate on Huddersfield stone thefts plague

Flagstones, tiles and bricks repeated stolen from homes, school and churches

Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney is hoping for a Westminster debate on the M62

MP Jason McCartney gathers support for extra exits on M62

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MP Jason McCartney asks for urgent debate in Commons on M62 following lorry crash

Colne Valley member says discussion necessary on new motorway exits and alternative trans-Pennine routes

M62 lorry crash: MP to highlight 'knock-on congestion' in the Commons

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Jason McCartney hopes to explore new ways of easing congestion after accidents on the busy trans-Pennine route

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman tops the talkative stakes

New table shows Labour veteran spoke in 744 debates in Commons

Mum-to-be Lisa Chirgwin makes pothole plea over Green Lane in Holmfirth

Pregnant woman says road is 'dangerous' for babies in prams

Vote: West Yorkshire can have greater powers over transport and health - but needs to agree to an elected mayor first

Chancellor George Osborne sets out vision for Northern Powerhouse - who would you choose for mayor?

Re-elected Kirklees councillors Edgar Holroyd-Doveton (top left), Donna Bellamy, Hilary Richards and Ken Sims

Ed Miliband's resignation 'a tragedy' says defeated Colne Valley candidate Jane East

And Tory Jason McCartney says he feels for both Mr Miliband and Nick Clegg


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Who had the overall share of the Kirklees vote?

General Election 2015: Jason McCartney cruises to victory in Colne Valley

The Conservative MP won with 25,246 votes – 5,378 ahead of Labour’s Jane East on 19,868


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