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

  • Durham County Cricket Club — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    I thank the Minister and my hon. Friend the Member for Tooting a(Dr Allin-Khan) from the Opposition Front Bench for their contributions. The Minister did very well in outlining the importance of cricket in communities such as Durham at a grassroots level, and my hon. Friend also stressed its importance. However, if public money is going to the ECB, it must be conditional on full...
  • Durham County Cricket Club — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    It does, and I thank the Minister for that clarification. This is an important issue and it will be one of the issues that my hon. Friend the Member for City of Durham and I will raise when we meet the Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, the hon. Member for Chatham and Aylesford. I will put on the record my thanks for the Minister’s courtesy in informing me herself...
  • Durham County Cricket Club — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    I thank the Minister for how he has responded. Can he ask his ministerial colleague whether she can get an explanation from the Department of how the points were reached? It is clear from the ECB’s own financial regulations that it cannot make those penalties. That is a basic answer expected by cricket fans in the north-east and Durham.

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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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Kevan Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 257 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 69.75% 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.
  • 80 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevan Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 921 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA:
15 December 2015, received £75 for participation in October 2015 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 December 2015)
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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