Jason McCartney

MP, Colne Valley

Colne Valley Conservative

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How Jason McCartney voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Jason McCartney sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    Having served in Operation Warden in the 1990s—the no-fly zone over northern Iraq—and having met Kurdish students at Huddersfield university during the summer, I support targeted air strikes by the UK to support the US in checking the advance of the evil ISIL. Will the Prime Minister take account of the comments of those Kurdish students that the UK taking part in those air...
  • Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Backbench Business — Summer Adjournment 22 Jul 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Walsall South (Valerie Vaz), who raised a number of very local issues. We particularly enjoyed all her impersonations. She may get some extra bookings after that. For tabloid purposes, we are about to head off to a sun-kissed exotic beach for seven weeks, but, back in the real world of being a local MP representing the area my family and friends...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    On behalf of my Ukrainian community, I welcome the Prime Minister’s statement on bringing an end to the violence in Ukraine. With regard to the crisis in Gaza and Israel, I join my constituents in deploring the loss of innocent lives. As my right hon. Friend said, we have all seen the horrific scenes of women and children being caught up in the cycle of violence. Will he continue to...

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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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Payment of £200 for opinion survey.  Hours: 1 hr.  Payment donated to local charities. (Registered10 September 2013)
Payment of £200 for opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation at 4th Floor, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with an estimated value of £1,400
Destination of visit: Kurdistan region of Iraq
Date of visit: 31 May to 3 June 2013
Purpose of visit: Factfinding visit to meet senior officials, the Bishop of Erbil and civic groups, and to visit the Syrian refugee camp at Domiz
(Registered 20 June 2013)

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