Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 24, 2014

Making Beechwood Blossom

Jason was delighted to open the garden at Beechwood, a Leonard Cheshire Home in Edgerton. The project aims to create an accessible, vibrant and wildlife friendly garden for the 26 residents of Beechwood.


More Information about the project can be found at

To donate to the team please go to

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 24, 2014


Jason, who’s President of the Royal Air Forces Association, joined branch Vice -Chairman Tony Bailey by “wearing it pink” to show their support in the fight against Breast Cancer.


Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 23, 2014

Lidl opens in Holmfirth

Jason joined local Councillors Ken Sims and Donald Firth along with community organiser Margaret Dale to officially open the new Lidl store in Holmfirth. Queues were already forming for the 8am opening of the store which has created 25 jobs for local people.


Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 22, 2014

Fair Fuel Campaign

Jason joined Howard Cox, founder of the Fair Fuel UK campaign, to launch the “Manifesto for Growth” which aims to cut fuel duty and stimulate the economy.

Fair Fuel Campaign 2

Jason has taken over as Chairman for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fair Fuel and is delighted that this government has already frozen Fuel Duty. Without this action and under the plans of the previous Labour government petrol would currently be £1.60 per litre. Jason is committed to continued support for the hardworking families in the Colne Valley, Holme Valley and Lindley.

Fair Fuel Campaign 1

For more information on the campaign please click here.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 22, 2014

Vanilla Bean, Slaithwaite

Jason was delighted to cut the ribbon and officially open the extension to Vanilla Bean Café in Slaithwaite. Owners Janice and Eric Joyce plan to open on an evening from November.




Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 21, 2014

CBI Yorkshire and Humber

Jason joined Parliamentary colleagues on a panel at the CBI Yorkshire and Humber event in the House of Commons. Over 60 of our region’s top business representatives quizzed the panel on topics including transport infrastructure, international trade and economic migration.

CBI Business Reception 2

CBI Reception 3

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 16, 2014

Get Britain Cycling Debate

Jason is a keen cyclist and Vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Cycling. Today he spoke in the House of Commons debate on the APPG’s ‘Get Britain Cycling’ report.

Jason championed the success of the Grand Depart of the Tour de France, Holmfirth Cycling Club and Streetbikes. Jason also paid tribute to cyclist John Radford who was badly injured in August 2013 while cycling in New Mill.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 15, 2014

Colne Valley High School

Jason welcomed pupils from Colne Valley High School to Parliament today. The group had a tour of the Palace of Westminster before joining Jason for a Q&A session.

Colne Valley High School

Between August 2013 and September 2014 Jason welcomed 422 pupils from schools across the Colne Valley, Holme Valley and Lindley to Parliament.

Posted by: Jason's Staff | October 14, 2014

Kirklees Business Week

Jason hailed the start of Kirklees Business Week in Parliament. At Deputy Prime-Minister’s Questions Jason asked Nick Clegg how the devolving of powers and responsibilities from Whitehall to the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership will help deliver transport infrastructure improvements in West Yorkshire.

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