Graham Jones

MP, Hyndburn

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Hyndburn Labour

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation 14 Sep 2017

    I want to make a few points. We have to be defenders of free speech, and debates that do not end with a conclusion from both sides or are curtailed for whatever reason cannot be described as free speech. Debates are often curtailed because of abuse, and I believe that free speech is diminishing in this country because of the amount of abuse that is handed out—on social media, by and...
  • Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation 14 Sep 2017

    I think we are sometimes hesitant to call out abuse. Sometimes the volume can be so great that we walk away. I hope that the Government review will look into the cumulative impact of low-volume abuse, how we manage free speech, and how people, as my hon. Friend suggests, sometimes recoil from engaging. As he says, when Members who feel abused come together and make a strong point, it offers a...
  • Schools: National Funding Formula: General Election Campaign: Abuse and Intimidation 14 Sep 2017

    I am enjoying the hon. Gentleman’s arguments. Does he share my view that free speech arises where a debate is able to reach a conclusion without being interrupted or stopped by abuse, and where such a democratic debate is based on discourse and an exchange of views?

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Labour MP for Hyndburn

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Independent Living Fund
  • Metal Theft
  • Police: Accountability
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Theft: Metals

Currently held offices

  • Member, Defence Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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: Peter Hearn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Ro, London N7 9GX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union.

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Wahid Alli
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual.

(Registered 03 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Turkish Airlines (2) Governorship of Diyarbakir
Address of donor: (1) Ataturk Airport, Yesilkoy, 34149, Istanbul, Turkey (2) Yenisehir Mahalle, Lise Cadde, 21100, Yenisehir/Diyarbakir, Turkey

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights with a value of £325 (2) accommodation with a value of £184

Destination of visit: Turkey

Dates of visit: 4-10 October 2016

Purpose of visit: To visit Syrian refugee camp at Urfa, assess the terrorist threat in and around Diyarbiker, visit state department, media, NGOs, senior politicians in Ankara to discuss issues including refugee crises, Syria and Turkish coup in July.

(Registered 31 October 2016)
Name of donor: (1) Kar Group (2) Kurdistan Regional Government
Address of donor: (1) Apartment 8, 1st Floor, Building J, Naz City, Erbil, Iraq (2) KRG UK Representation, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights and hotel with a value of £3,700 (2) Internal security and transport with a value of £616

Destination of visit: Erbil, Slemani, Duhok and Mosul, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Dates of visit: 3-10 November 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet senior political leaders including the Prime Minister, Ministers, the UK acting Consul-General, also the Iraqi Army and the Peshmerga, and to visit camps for internally displaced people and a refugee camp for Syrians.

(Registered 21 November 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Accrington in my constituency: (i). A second house in Accrington was sold on 2 December 2016. (Registered 26 September 2012; updated 21 June 2013, 25 June 2014 and 16 January 2017)

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