Posted by: Jason's Staff | March 5, 2015

Harvey’s Army

Jason joined colleagues from all sides of the house including Derek Twigg MP for a Westminster Hall debate on Harvey’s Law.

Jason has been campaigning with ‘Harvey’s Army’ to implement Harvey’s Law which will mean the mandatory collection, identification and contacting of owners of pets who are killed on the roads.

Jason is delighted that following the debate Transport Minister John Hayes MP has agreed to implement Harvey’s Law.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | March 2, 2015

Globe Mills in Slaithwaite

Jason was delighted to see the latest plans for Huddersfield University’s Incubator and Innovation Centre at Globe Mills in Slaithwaite. Jason was shown the plans by Bob Cryan CBE, Vice Chancellor of Huddersfield University, and Alan Lewis, Globe Mills Innovation Centre entrepreneur.

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The University of Huddersfield was recently allocated £2.9million of government funding through the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Local Growth Deal for this project. This investment will further enhance the University of Huddersfield’s excellent relationships with new start up companies.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | March 1, 2015

8 Years of Hard Work

8 years ago today in 2007 Jason was proud to be selected as a candidate in an Open Primary. Ever since then Jason has worked tirelessly for his of constituents of Holme Valley, Colne Valley and Lindley.

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It is now under 10 weeks to go until the next general election. If re-elected Jason will continue to represent the views of his constituents in Parliament and be a local champion for our community. He stands by his pledges:

  • He will continue to be hard working full time local MP with no other jobs. He only has one home (Honley) and will continue to live in the heart of the constituency.
  • He will continue to employ local people in his constituency office but won’t employ family members.
  • His Parliamentary expenses will be published via the IPSA website – he doesn’t have a 2nd home.

If you would like to help Jason with his re-election campaign please get in touch by emailing teamjason@live.co.uk.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 27, 2015

Local Manufacturing is Booming

Jason has spent a busy few days visiting some of our booming local manufacturing firms.

On Thursday he visited Woodcock & Wilson in Crosland Hill. The company specialise in the design, manufacture, supply and servicing of industrial fans worldwide and employ 53 people.

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Today (Friday) Jason visited HR Blowers with Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise. The Holmfirth company, run by local businessman Martin Adams, have a successful apprenticeship scheme and recently took on a full time engineer from Jason’s first Jobs Fair which he held in June.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 26, 2015

10 Weeks To Go!

Jason is proud to be a local MP who was selected as a candidate at an Open Primary in 2007.

Jason in Parliament

If re-elected Jason will continue to serve the people of  Colne Valley, Holme Valley and Lindley as he has done for the last 5 years. He stands by his pledges:

  1. He will continue to be hard working full time local MP with no other jobs. He only has one home (Honley) and will continue to live in the heart of the constituency.
  2. He will continue to employ local people in his constituency office but won’t employ family members.
  3. His Parliamentary expenses will be published via the IPSA website – he doesn’t have a 2nd home.
Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 24, 2015

Royal Visit to Rath Trombones

HRH The Princess Royal visited Rath Trombones in Honley. Jason was invited to attend by MD Michael Rath. The guest list also included celebrated Jazz Musician Dennis Rollins and customers from Holland and the USA.

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The company employs 12 people and is the only UK based Trombone manufacture, exporting all over the world to places such as Australia, Japan and the USA. For more information please visit their website by clicking here.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 23, 2015

Another Busy Weekend

Jason had another busy but rewarding weekend at home in his constituency.

Jason started off his Saturday in New Mill where he was invited to speak at the Christ Church community breakfast by Revd Sean Robertshaw. At lunchtime he was meeting residents in Netherton before hosting fantastic fundraising evening in Crosland Moor which saw more than 200 friends and supporters attend.

Crosland Moor Fundraiser

On Sunday Jason was in Holmbridge at the home of Richard and Judy Ford to see the amazing transformation thanks to the BBC DIY SOS team. The episode is due to air later this year.

 

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Jason was at Waves Daycare in Slaithwaite for the grand opening of “Waves 2”. Jason is a huge supporter of Sallyanne and her team at Waves. For more information please click here.

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Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 20, 2015

Made in Huddersfield – Bower Roebuck

Jason visited Bower Roebuck in New Mill who manufacture fine fabrics.

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Jason met many of the 75 strong workforce who produce cloth for top end designers including Prada, Burberry, Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen. Their cloth has been worn by David Beckham at the Royal Wedding, the winners of the Augusta Masters Golf (Green Jacket) and many more.

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Jason has supported a successful grant bid for new machinery from the Government backed Textile Growth Fund.

http://www.bowerroebuck.com/

Posted by: Jason's Staff | February 19, 2015

David Brown Gear Systems Ltd

Jason visited David Brown Gear Systems Ltd in Lockwood. The 155 year old company specialise in making gears for maritime, defence, transport and oil & gas industries.

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The company are yet another example of manufacturing being on the up in our part of the world, with increasing orders meaning that the workforce has increased by 25 to 250 in the last year.

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For more information please click here.

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