David Jones

MP, Clwyd West

Clwyd West Conservative

David Jones campaigned to leave the European Union

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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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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David Jones has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: European Investment Bank 8 Dec 2016

    The Department is working closely with the Treasury and other Departments across Whitehall as we prepare our negotiating position. Collectively, we are working to ensure that people and businesses have stability and certainty in the period leading up to our departure from the EU and that we secure a deal in the best interests of the UK.
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Devolution 8 Dec 2016

    The implications of exiting the EU for the devolution settlements will require discussion with the devolved administrations. The Prime Minister has made clear her intention to engage with the devolved administrations, and the Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) has been established to provide a forum for the discussion of issues stemming from the negotiation process.
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit 8 Dec 2016

    Hate crime of any kind, directed against any community, race or religion, has absolutely no place in our society. The government is firmly committed to tackling hate crime, which is why we have published a new Hate Crime Action Plan which focuses on reducing hate crime, increasing reporting and improving support for victims. We have also launched a new funding scheme to help protect places of...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Clwyd West

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment from Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW (Updated 29 January 2016):
25 January 2016, received £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 29 January 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
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 campaigning

Date received: 13 June 2016

Date accepted: 13 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 29 June 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: P.O. Box 547, Government Road, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £4,753.26

Destination of visit: Kingdom of Bahrain

Date of visit: 21-26 January 2016

Purpose of visit: fact-finding visit; meeting Bahraini ministers, officials and leaders of civil society.

(Registered 10 February 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
David Jones (Solicitors) Ltd

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