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.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
20 votes for, 60 votes against, 9 absences, between 2008–2017
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
50 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2016
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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
- Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union) (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all David Jones’s speeches
- Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below 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 84.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 79 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Jones’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 273 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Matthew Ferrey
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to spend on EU Referendum
Date received: 13 June 2016
Date accepted: 13 June 2016
Donor status: individual
(Registered 29 June 2016)
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO
Box 55937, Riyadh 11544
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,717
Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding
(Registered 18 April 2016)
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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