Kevan Jones

MP, North Durham

North Durham Labour

Kevan Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft 17 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions his Department has had with (a) Lockheed Martin, (b) BAE Systems and (c) the US Department of Defense on maintaining the current level of UK-build content for the F-35 Lightning II programme.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army 17 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans for (a) 1 Armoured Infantry Brigade and (b) 2 Armoured Infantry brigade to reach initial operational capacity; and when he pans for (i) 1 Armoured Infantry brigade and (ii) 2 Armoured Infantry brigade to reach full operational capacity.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Policy 17 Jan 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government plans to publish a defence industrial strategy.

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Profile

Labour MP for North Durham

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • HMS Victory
  • Army: Recruitment
  • Alliance Medical

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Kevan Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 249 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 69.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 31 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • 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 — email me updates on Kevan Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 929 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW (Updated 18 September 2015):
3 February 2016, £200 for participation in Winter 2015 survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 09 February 2016)
7 March 2016, received £650 from The Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 16 March 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837.00

Destination of visit: Kuwait

Date of visit: 30 January - 2 February 2016

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group on Kuwait delegation

(Registered 11 February 2016)
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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