Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Helen Jones voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps she is taking to provide better healthcare and more trained midwives to reduce the deaths of new born babies in the poorest countries; and if she will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will ensure that the full independent summary of the consultation into the proposed High Speed 2 route from Birmingham to the North of England is published by IPSOS Mori.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what data his Department collects on the number of women in prison who have been subject to domestic violence or sexual abuse prior to conviction.
More of Helen Jones's recent appearances
Labour MP for Warrington North
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Mersey Regional Ambulance Service
- Strokes: Health Services
- Cheshire and Merseyside SHA
- Council Tax
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Member, Selection Committee (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Government Whip (technically Vice Chamberlain, HM Household) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Minister of State), Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 27 Nov 2008)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 27 Nov 2007)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Education & Skills Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 142 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 69.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 341 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)