Graham Jones

MP, Hyndburn

Hyndburn Labour

A selection of Graham Jones's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Graham Jones never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Generating Capacity 25 Jun 2015

    Back in 2008, and in their manifesto, the Conservatives promised no nuclear subsidies on any account, yet the European Commission has granted a subsidy to the UK Government of 17.6 billion for Hinkley Point. How is it that we can subsidise nuclear to that extent yet the Government are cutting subsidies to renewable energy sources?
  • Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions 25 Jun 2015

    Fuel poverty in east Lancashire is linked to hard-to-treat cavities, and the Government’s changes to the energy company obligation cancelled a lot of programmes. There is a large stock of terraced houses in my constituency and that of my hon. Friend the Member for Blackburn (Kate Hollern). What policies are the Government going to introduce to deal with hard-to-treat cavities, after...
  • Business of the House (Today): Use of the Chamber (Youth Parliament) 23 Jun 2015

    Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

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Labour MP for Hyndburn

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Independent Living Fund
  • Metal Theft
  • Police: Accountability
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Theft: Metals

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys:
27 October 2013, payment of £80, paid directly to a local organisation. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 November 2013; updated 13 June 2014)
19 November, payment of £80, paid directly to Hyndburn Labour Party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 20 November 2013; updated 13 June 2014)
4 June 2014, payment of £80, paid directly to Hyndburn Labour Party. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 13 June 2014)
8. Land and Property
Two houses in Accrington in my constituency. (Registered 26 September 2012; updated 21 June 2013 and 25 June 2014) 

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