Kevan Jones

MP, North Durham

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North Durham Labour

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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Kevan Jones has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Finance Bill 12 Sep 2017

    On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. We are seeing an historic event tonight: a Government actually filibustering their own Finance Bill! I think that should have a plaque somewhere in this Chamber. I am told through the usual channels that the Conservative Whips told their Members to book hotel accommodation tonight because the Labour party was apparently going to talk the Bill long, even...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Expenditure 12 Sep 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the value was of his Department's spend with UK industry in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy: Recruitment 11 Sep 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the shortfall was for the recruitment of reserve and regular officers and ratings in the Royal Navy (a) surface fleet, (b) Fleet Air Arm, (c) Royal Fleet Auxiliary in the last 12 months.

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Labour MP for North Durham

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Defence
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • HMS Victory
  • Army: Recruitment
  • Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

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

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Kevan Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 482 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 88.89% 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.
  • 83 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Kevan Jones’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 949 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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)
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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