David Jones

Former Conservative MP for Clwyd West

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David Jones is a former MP for Clwyd West.

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Former Conservative MP for Clwyd West, Former Conservative MS for North Wales

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Senedd on 10 September 2002

Left the Senedd on 2 April 2003

Also represented North Wales

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Topics of interest

David Jones campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Departmental Computer Data
  • Departmental Publications
  • Wind Farms
  • Israel: Palestinians
  • Energy: Meters

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform Bill) Committee ( 7 Nov 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (26 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    It is a huge privilege to follow my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Sir Robert Neill). It is sobering for me to reflect that almost 19 years ago to the day, on 23 May 2005, I was sitting on the Opposition Benches waiting to make my maiden speech. All colleagues will know what a fraught moment that is. It is a bit like standing for the first time on the high...
  • Public Accounts Commission: Artificial Intelligence: Government 23 May 2024

    If he will make an assessment of the adequacy of National Audit Office resources to scrutinise the cost of AI in Government.

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Last updated: 28 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Writing articles
Payer: Reach plc, via Reach Shared Services Ltd, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul's Square, Liverpool L3 9SL
Payment: £350 for an article published in the Daily Express.
Received on: 31 May 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 31 May 2023)
Payment: £354 for an article published in the Daily Express.
Received on: 30 June 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 30 June 2023)
Payment: £300 for an article published in the Daily Express.
Received on: 22 September 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 22 September 2023)
Role, work or services: Writing an article
Payer: Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Payment: £1,000 for an article for the Mail on Sunday.
Received on: 25 January 2024. Hours: 3 hrs.
(Registered 25 January 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Alliance for Public Awareness
Address of donor: Union House, 111 New Union Street, Coventry CV1 2NT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, food and transport, value £442.51
Destination of visit: France (Roissy-en-France)
Dates of visit: 30 June 2023 to 2 July 2023
Purpose of visit: Discussions with overseas parliamentarians and speaking at a convention relating to Iran.
(Registered 6 July 2023)
Name of donor: Alliance for Public Awareness
Address of donor: Union House, 111 New Union Street, Coventry CB1 2NT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, value £276.56
Destination of visit: France (Auvers-sur-Oise, Paris)
Dates of visit: 21 August 2023 to 21 August 2023
Purpose of visit: Attending a one-day conference on Iran.
(Registered 23 August 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Business property (leasehold office premises)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Llandudno, Conwy
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Name of company or organisation: David Jones (Solicitors) Ltd
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unremunerated) of the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding.
Date interest arose: 8 July 2017
(Registered 10 October 2017)
Chairman of the Emirates Society, a friendship group dedicated to strengthening the UK - UAE relationship. This was an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 20 April 2022
Date interest ended: 13 March 2024
(Registered 22 April 2022; updated 15 April 2024)

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