Jason McCartney

MP, Colne Valley

Colne Valley Conservative

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How Jason McCartney voted
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  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Jason McCartney sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Cycling 16 Oct 2014

    I wanted to speak in this debate not only because, as a member of the all-party group on cycling, I sat on the report panel, but because I am a cyclist myself. Cycling is booming in the Colne and Holme valleys and Lindley in my parliamentary constituency, not least because of the amazing spectacle that was the Tour de France in Yorkshire; it also went through Cambridge, of course. On a sunny...
  • Cycling 16 Oct 2014

    I absolutely agree with my hon. Friend. Cycling is a great way to see our beautiful countryside and to keep fit, so perhaps it provides a bit of alternative training for those rugby players. Holmfirth cycling club offers weekly mountain bike rides and midweek rides, and once a month there is a long weekend ride. There are also training sessions for young riders and adult cyclo-cross training....
  • Cycling 16 Oct 2014

    Holmfirth cycling club is affiliated to British Cycling, so someone who joins British Cycling will be covered by all the insurances it provides. It is very good value—I think it costs about 20 for a year, which is not a huge amount for a whole year of cycling activities. Streetbikes is a local charity that refurbishes bikes donated by local companies and people and then gives them...

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Conservative MP for Colne Valley

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs
  • Health Services: Foreign Nationals
  • Direct Selling
  • Industrial Health and Safety

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
Payment of £450 for completing six opinion surveys between April 2013 and February 2014.  Hours: 3 hrs in total.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 29 April 2014)
Payment of £90 for completing an opinion survey in August 2014.  Hours: 1 hr.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 2 September 2014)
Payment from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Payment of £200 for opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion survey:
Payment of £80 for online survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 June 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Camira Fabrics Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Meltham Mills, Meltham, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 4AY
(b) Amount of donation: £3,565 towards hire of venue, administration, advertising in local press and local marketing for Jobs Fair held on 20 June 2014
(b) Date of receipt of donation: 17 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance of donation: 17 September 2014
(b) Donor status: Company, registration number 02215654
(b) (Registered 17 September 2014)

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