David Jones’s voting in Parliament
David Jones is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of David Jones’s votes.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2018
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2007–2016
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
The Irish Government have warned of the likely adverse economic and social impact on the Republic of a no-deal Brexit given the extent of that country’s reliance on the British economy. Since the Irish backstop is probably the greatest impediment to a negotiated Brexit, will my right hon. Friend confirm that she maintains bilateral discussions with the Irish Government with a view to...
This announcement, although widely anticipated, will be greeted with dismay in north Wales, where Wylfa was and remains an important part of the vision for the future of the north Wales economy, as expressed in the north Wales growth bid. My right hon. Friend will know that the all-party parliamentary group on Mersey Dee North Wales has been working closely with both central and local...
I commend my right hon. Friend for listening to the concerns of hon. Members, and for seeking to obtain further concessions and clarifications from the European Union, but does not the use of the words by Presidents Juncker and Tusk that “we are not in a position to agree to anything that changes or is inconsistent with the Withdrawal Agreement,” simply serve to underline those concerns...
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Conservative MP for Clwyd West
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
David Jones campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Departmental Computer Data
- Departmental Publications
- Wind Farms
- Energy: Meters
- HM Revenue and Customs
Currently held offices
- Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (since 26 Nov 2018)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
- Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union) (17 Jul 2016 to 12 Jun 2017)
- Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- The Secretary of State for Wales (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Shadow Minister (Wales) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ANMFS Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
8 January 2018, received £600 for article published in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 08 January 2018)
22 May 2018, received £600 for article published in Mail on Sunday. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 22 May 2018)
29 August 2018, received £400 from the Daily Express, 10 Lower Thames St, London EC3R 6EN, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2018)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,800
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 10-16 February 2018
Purpose of visit: To attend the World Government Summit
, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council
and senior business figures, in order to build on the bilateral relationship.
(Registered 21 February 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Leasehold office premises in Llandudno, Conwy: (i).
Tenanted freehold retail premises in Wrexham County Borough
(jointly owned). No registrable rent received: (i).
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
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