Gerald Jones

Shadow Minister (Wales)

Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

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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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Last updated: 20 Jul 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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

Recent appearances

  • Home Department: Police Funding 13 Jul 2020

    What steps she is taking to allocate adequate funding to police forces.
  • Home Department: Police Funding 13 Jul 2020

    Money for additional police officers is welcomed across the board, even though it does not take police numbers back to pre-2010 levels. Surely the Minister would acknowledge, though, that baseline budgets in police forces are being cut again this year, and capital funding is almost non-existent, so unless the Secretary of State is able to win more money for policing generally, forces will be...
  • The Economy 8 Jul 2020

    We are undoubtedly in unprecedented and challenging times, and although today’s announcements by the Chancellor are welcome, they do not go anywhere near far enough. While the support provided through the Government’s furlough and other schemes has been welcome, there are still as many as 3 million people in the UK who are missing out on an income through no fault of their own and 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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • Wales Office
  • Home Office
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Aviation: Coronavirus
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Cardiff
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Defence: Expenditure

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (3 Jul 2017 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB Wales and South West Region
Address of donor: Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to my constituency party for Election purposes

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 09 January 2020)
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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