Kevan Jones

Shadow Minister (Defence)

North Durham Labour

Kevan Jones’s voting in Parliament

Kevan Jones is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Kevan Jones sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevan Jones generally voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Kevan Jones occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 10 Feb 2016

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
  • Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 10 Feb 2016

    I think that the hon. Gentleman has to sit down when I stand up.
  • Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 10 Feb 2016

    I know that the present Government find it difficult to distinguish between revenue and capital, among other concepts, but the hon. Gentleman has said that no one will lose cash. Durham, for instance, has an “outstanding” force—the only one in the country—but that force must take 3 million out of its budget this year because of wage increases and other pressures....

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Labour MP for North Durham

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Administration Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 1 Jul 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Veterans) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
  • Member, Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 19 Jan 2009)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 197 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 69.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevan Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 859 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
16 February 2015, payment of £75 for participation in November 2014 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 19 February 2015; updated 30 October 2015)
25 April 2015, payment of £75, for participation in January 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 26 May 2015; updated 30 October 2015)
9 July 2015, received £75 for participation in May 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 October 2015)
25 August 2015, received £75 for participation in June-July 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 October 2015)
22 October 2015, received £75 for participation in September 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 October 2015)
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW (Updated 18 September 2015):
Payment of £200 for participation in Winter 2014 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 06 January 2015)
7 September 2015, £200 for participation in Summer 2015 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2015)
8. 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 05 October 2012)

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