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Jon Trickett is the current MP for the Hemsworth constituency which includes Crofton. Jon was first elected to the constituency through a by-election in 1996 and has represented the constituency to this day. He is a Labour Party MP and forms part of the Shadow Cabinet, holding the roles of Lord President of the Council and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office since February 2017. The website for Jon Trickett can be found here.

MEPs

Whilst the UK remains within the European Union, Crofton is within the ”Yorkshire and the Humber” constituency of the European Parliament, which is elected by the proportional representation voting method. There are 6 MEPs which represent the area. The current representatives are: John Longworth; Lucy Harris; Jake Pugh (The Brexit Party) Richard Corbett (Labour) Shaffaq Mohammed (Renew Europe Group) and Magid Magid (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance) who were voted in the last election on 23 May 2019. 

 

 

Latest News

December 2019 monthly meeting

This post is intended to provide a highlight of the monthly meeting which took place in December. For an official record of the meeting, please see our minutes section here: Council Documents > Monthly meeting documents > Monthly meeting minutes where the...

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Christmas lights switch-on 2019

The annual Christmas Lights switch-on at the Millennium Stone, Hare Park View was attended by an estimated 2-300 people on 3rd December 2019. Crofton Silver Band initiated the event, which commenced at 6.30pm, playing a number of carols. Councillor Chalkley then led...

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August 2019 Community Day

On 15 August 2019, a Community Day was held at Crofton churchyard and cemetery. The churchyard is part of the church and contains a number of older graves which surround the building. As you walk past the church towards Churchway, the council's cemetery is on the...

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