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.
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Kevan Jones generally voted against introducing foundation hospitals, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to make representations to his Russian counterpart Russia’s veto of the UN Security Council draft resolution on extending the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism investigating use of chemical weapons in Syria.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British nationals travelling independently to North Korea have informed the British Embassy in Pyongyang of their visit in each of the last 12 months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many flying hours have been completed on VIP configured RAF Voyager aircraft in each of the last 12 months.
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Labour MP for North Durham
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Topics of interest
Kevan Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Communities and Local Government
- Culture Media and Sport
- Armoured Fighting Vehicles
- Armed Forces: Housing
- HMS Victory
- Army: Recruitment
- Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
Currently held offices
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 16 Nov 2017)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 6 Nov 2017)
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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Kevan Jones’s speeches
- Has received answers to 506 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 87.67% 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") 959 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
10 February 2017
, £200 for participation in Winter 2016 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2017)
4 August 2017
, £200 for participation in Summer 2017 Survey. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 August 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 1 Mosely Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE1 1YE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 06 July 2017
Name of donor: The Durham Company Ltd
Address of donor: Hawthorne House, Blackthorn Way, Sedgeletch Industrial Estate, Fencehouses DH4 6JN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
Donor status: company, registration 3757703
(Registered 06 July 2017)
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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