Gerald Jones

Shadow Minister (Wales)

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.

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

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Gerald Jones

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] 26 Apr 2017

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Ryan. I am pleased to take part in this important debate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Hammersmith (Andy Slaughter) on securing it. Along with other hon. Members here, I am a member of the all-party group on home electrical safety, so I declare that interest. I have come to the debate because of the historical links that...
  • Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] 26 Apr 2017

    Well, it certainly is in parts of Wales; so many of my constituents rely on tumble dryers, and many of those are made by Whirlpool, which owns the Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda brands. Figures from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service show that over the past two years seven fires have been caused by tumble dryers in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. Across south Wales there have been 43 fires, with...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Effect on Wales 26 Apr 2017

    The Prime Minister has said that she is prepared to walk away from the negotiating table without a trade deal with the EU, and the Foreign Secretary has said that no deal would be no problem. Yet no deal, as we have heard, could see tariffs of 30% to 40% on Welsh dairy farmers and meat producers, and 10% tariffs on Welsh car manufacturers. Is it not the case that this Tory Government are...

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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

  • Wales Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Attorney General
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Minimum Wage: Wales
  • Apprentices: Wales
  • National Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Emergency Services: Vehicles
  • Care Homes: Wales

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (since 10 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Gerald Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • 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") 46 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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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