News

🎥 Heading home to Yorkshire

Jason recorded a very quick video update before he caught the train back home to Yorkshire for the summer.

🎥 The Importance of Using Local Data

Jason asked the Health Secretary Matt Hancock about the importance of good local data in helping Kirklees Council to continue their good work in tackling Covid cases in our community.

🎥 The Importance of Local People in Planning Applications

Jason had a Zoom meeting with the Netherton Community Action Group this evening and he spoke in Parliament yesterday about the importance of local people having their say on major planning applications that will impact on their communities.

🎥 Gyms Reopening

Jason is pleased that indoor gyms, indoor swimming pools & leisure centres can reopen safely from Saturday 25 July - he raised it with the Secretary of State this morning. 

🎥 Support for the Arts

Jason welcomed the huge £1.57 billion emergency package for the Arts - we need to make sure the cash helps support the musicians, actors, electricians and may more, including freelancers, who are the lifeblood of our local arts and cultural sector.

🎥 Question on the Veterans ID Card

On behalf of fellow Military Veterans, Jason asked for update on the roll out of the Veterans ID Card from the Minister Johnny Mercer.

🎥 Standing up for the Performing Arts

In Prime Ministers Questions, Jason stood up for the Performing Arts.

We are so lucky to have fab theatres, live music venues, festivals, orchestras, choirs & so many talented performers in our area & they need support! ⁦

🎥 Speaking up for our Farmers

During the debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Jason spoke out for our local farmers.