Gerald Jones

Shadow Minister (Defence)

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Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Labour

Gerald Jones’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Gerald Jones sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gerald Jones generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Gerald Jones has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

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Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Wales Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Attorney General
  • Minimum Wage: Wales
  • Apprentices: Wales
  • National Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Emergency Services: Vehicles
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Location

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (10 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Gerald Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 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: UNISON
Address of donor: Custom House Street, Cardiff CF10 1AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing and distribution of a direct mail letter with a value of £3,966.34

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Tyrone Powell, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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