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.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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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

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 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)
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
Two houses in Accrington in my constituency: (i). (Registered 26 September 2012; updated 21 June 2013 and 25 June 2014)

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