A selection of Jason McCartney's votes
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Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
12 votes for, 31 votes against, 6 absences, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
2 votes for, 7 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2013
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What discussions his Department has had with UK universities on the negotiations for the UK leaving the EU.
I echo those sentiments about international students and commend my hon. Friend for all his work on that campaign. I am very proud to have the award-winning Huddersfield University in our town. I visited its institute of railway research a couple of weeks ago. Thanks to the local enterprise partnership business growth fund, it is working on innovative rail and tram projects around the world,...
My local clinical commissioning group is planning to downgrade the A&E at Huddersfield Royal infirmary and move it to Halifax. That has been dictated by a disastrous private finance initiative deal. I have been fighting these appalling plans alongside the community campaign group Hands Off HRI, which is led by Karl Deitch. Will the Prime Minister join me in praising the community campaigners,...
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Former Conservative MP for Colne Valley
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Jason McCartney campaigned to leave the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Energy and Climate Change
- Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs
- Health Services: Foreign Nationals
- Direct Selling
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Transport Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Jason McCartney’s speeches
- Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 81.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 97 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 146 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Principle Group
Address of donor: Tandem Industrial Estate, Huddersfield HD5 0AL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards hire of venue, administration, advertising in local press and local marketing for Jobs Fair held on 5 October 2016
Date received: 23 September 2016
Date accepted: 23 September 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02108692
(Registered 17 October 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The Football Association
Address of donor: Wembley Stadium
Box 1966, London, SW1P 9EQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the FA Cup Final
at Wembley Stadium on 21 May 2016, total value £450
Date received: 21 May 2016
Date accepted: 21 May 2016
Donor status: company, registration 77797
(Registered 17 June 2016)
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