Graham Jones

MP, Hyndburn

Hyndburn Labour

Graham Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Graham Jones’s voting in Parliament

Graham Jones is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Graham Jones’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Graham Jones has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • BBC 15 Sep 2016

    The BBC is increasingly unable to afford sports events and programmes such as “The Great British Bake-Off”, which has now gone to Channel 4, and we are now seeing pressures on BBC services and a merger of news channels. Is it not the case that this Government keep top-slicing and undermining? We see the BBC asked to fund the World Service, local TV, and now the 600 million...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Transport Infrastructure and Economic Growth 15 Sep 2016

    The Government talk about rebalancing the economy, and it is interesting that the Minister just talked about improving east-west links in the north, but may I make one suggestion that I hope he will take forward? Can we extend the M65 all the way to Scotch Corner? That needs to be done. Millions of people in the north-east need to be connected directly to millions of people in the north-west...
  • Digital Economy Bill 13 Sep 2016

    It is a credit to the Government that we are one of the Digital 5, but is it not also true that we are a long way behind Estonia, which is probably at the forefront in digital technology?

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Labour MP for Hyndburn

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


Topics of interest

  • 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

Other offices held in the past

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The R&A Championships
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as a member of the APPG for Golf, two hospitality tickets for the R&A Championships' Open, total value £520

Date received: 15 July 2016

Date accepted: 15 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC247047

(Registered 29 July 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Address of donor: Chemin de Blandonnet 8, 1214 Vernier - Geneva, Switzerland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transportation with a total value of £4,042

Destination of visit: Vietnam

Date of visit: 2-8 July 2016

Purpose of visit: as part of the APPG on HIV and AIDS, to see the work of the Global Fund in combatting HIV/AIDS; TB and Malaria.

(Registered 18 July 2016)
Name of donor: Parliamentarians for Global Action
Address of donor: 132 Nassau Street, Suite 1419, New York, NY 10038, USA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value £1,368

Destination of visit: Kiev

Date of visit: 10-14 July 2016

Purpose of visit: ICC discussions between PGA and Ukrainian Parliament delegations regarding international criminal legislation, including the implementation of the Rome Statute and International Humanitarian Law.

(Registered 05 August 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two houses in Accrington in my constituency: (i). (Registered 26 September 2012; updated 21 June 2013 and 25 June 2014)

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