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Kevan Jones

Former Labour MP for North Durham

@KevanJonesMP https://facebook.com/Kevan4NDurham

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A selection of Kevan Jones's votes

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Former Labour MP for North Durham

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
  • HMS Victory
  • Defence: Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (16 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 38 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Kevan Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 270 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 78 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1040 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
18 October 2018, received £200 from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for participation in Summer 2018 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 01 November 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
I am an unremunerated director of NE First Credit Union (previously 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; updated 19 July 2018)
Until 31 December 2018, Commonwealth War Graves Commissioner. (Registered 26 July 2018; updated 18 January 2019)
From April 2018, Trustee of the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation, a charitable foundation that highlights the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. (Registered 26 July 2018)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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