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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 for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits 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
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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On a point of order, Mr Speaker. The Government rushed out some 21 ministerial statements today, right on recess day, which is appalling in itself, but not one was on fixed-odds betting terminals. The Sustainable Communities Act 2007 application, which sits in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and which was made by Newham council, 95 other councils and the Local Government...
I congratulate the Leader of the House on his appointment. There seems to be a growing consensus across the House in opposition to the proposals by the right hon. Member for Tatton (Mr Osborne) to privatise Channel 4. Most recently, we heard the right hon. Member for Wantage (Mr Vaizey), the former Culture Minister, on Radio 4 yesterday. When will the Secretary of State come to the House...
I rise to present a petition relating to library and museum closures in Lancashire. It declares that local libraries in the borough of Hyndburn should not be closed. The Government’s cut of £262 million to Lancashire County Council’s funding so far has led to the proposed closure of some 40 libraries and several important museums. In addition to the several hundred signatures...
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- 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: 1 Aug 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
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)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over Â£100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over Â£10,000 a year
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