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A selection of Kevan Jones's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 10 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
84 votes for, 19 votes against, 42 absences, between 2006–2019
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 19 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2019
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Post Office is accredited under the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the salary is of the Director of the Office of Veterans' Affairs.
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the criteria were for the appointment of the Director of the Office of Veterans' Affairs.
More of Kevan Jones’s recent appearances
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
Topics of interest
Kevan Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- 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)
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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