Kevan Jones

MP, North Durham

North Durham Labour

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How Kevan Jones voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Kevan Jones hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Reserve Forces: Engineers 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 11 November 2014 to Question 211796, how many engineers have been recruited into the (a) Army Reserves, (b) Royal Navy Reserves and (c) Royal Air Force Reserves in each year since 2010.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Recruitment 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on television recruitment campaigns for (a) the Army, (b) the Royal Navy, (c) the Royal Air Force and (d) in total in the last 12 months.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Libya 18 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Libyan soldiers previously in receipt of UK military training at Bassingbourn have been withdrawn; and how many such people are (a) facing criminal charges and (b) have received convictions (i) in the UK and (ii) abroad.

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Labour MP for North Durham

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • HMS Victory
  • Alliance Medical
  • Army: Recruitment
  • Adam Werritty
  • Ministers' Private Offices

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Defence)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Administration Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 1 Jul 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Veterans) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 28 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 370 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 71.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevan Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 762 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
15 January 2014, payment of £75 for participation in November 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2014)
Payment of £75, for participation in January 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 March 2014)
Payment of £75, for participation in May-June 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 5 August 2014)
Payment of £75 for participation in July 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 October 2014)
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Payment of £200 for participation in interview for MP’s survey.  Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2014)
Payment of £80 for participation in survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 9 October 2014)
Payments from YouGov plc, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
Payment of £80 for participation in research survey for MPs.  Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 15 January 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: c/o 150 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £903
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Date of visit: 4-5 December 2013
Purpose of visit: fact finding
(Registered 17 December 2013)
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel 
Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights costing £550, additional transport costing £60, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of: £640; a total value of £1,250. (Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and the IDC Herzliya.)
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories
Date of visit: 7-9 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with defence and security focus
(Registered 15 January 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I am an unremunerated director of the Prince Bishop Community Bank, a non-profit making credit union. I spend about an hour per month attending Board meetings.  (Registered 5 October 2012)

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