Graham Jones

MP, Hyndburn

Hyndburn Labour

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Graham Jones hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Royal Assent: Five Year Forward View 23 Oct 2014

    The Secretary of State talks about holistic care and a range of issues that affect people, but active participation in sport, recreation and cardiovascular activity is declining. In constituencies such as mine, that is a real problem. What will he do to integrate CCGs with district councils? He seems to be saying nothing about this.
  • Domestic Energy Efficiency 21 Oct 2014

    I welcome the Minister’s comments, but I asked a fundamental question. How does she anticipate that constituencies such as mine in Hyndburn, which have a considerable mass of such fuel-poor people and hard-to-treat and uninsulated properties, will be addressed in the next five and a half years?
  • Domestic Energy Efficiency 21 Oct 2014

    I appreciate that the Minister is giving way on her time. I generously admit that the carbon savings target for individual households was reduced, rendering the scheme worthless in that it could not actually be used, but how will the community target have an impact on district councils such as mine? It was essentially designed around local authorities, but small district councils such as mine...

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Labour MP for Hyndburn

Entered 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
  • Theft: Metals
  • Police: Accountability
  • Independent Living Fund
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Housing: Construction

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group, sponsored by HSBC, Arup, GKN, Cambridge Assessment, John Swire & Sons and City of London.
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, Chinese visas, hotel, food and drink and transport; total cost £1,633
Destination of visit: Shanghai and surrounding area
Date of visit: 18-24 October 2013
Purpose of visit: to promote economic contacts between the UK and China
(Registered 7 November 2013)
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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