Kevan Jones

MP, North Durham

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

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    Rightly, last week there was concentration on resources in London for policing, but terrorism does not respect police authority boundaries. It is not scaremongering but a fact that next year Durham Constabulary will have its budget cut by £1.1 million, and that is before inflation and wage increases. What is the Home Secretary going to do to ensure that Durham and other regional forces...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 21 Jun 2017

    Does my hon. Friend agree that the decision on APD will affect not just her constituency but the north-east economy? Newcastle international airport employs 3,000 people directly, but it sustains some 18,000 jobs throughout the north-east. It is an economic catalyst in the north-east and any effect on that airport will have an impact on the north-east economy.
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 21 Jun 2017

    I begin by thanking the electors of North Durham for returning me to the House, which is both a privilege and a humbling experience. Again, I give them the commitment that I gave when first elected in 2001: to do my utmost to represent them in this place. I wish briefly to address three issues in the Gracious Speech: defence and security, Europe, and mental health. The events of the past few...

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Labour MP for North Durham

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

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Topics of interest

Kevan Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • HMS Victory
  • Army: Recruitment
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW (Updated 18 September 2015):
10 February 2017, £200 for participation in Winter 2016 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2017)
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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