Gerald Jones

Shadow Minister (Scotland)

Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney


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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Recent appearances

  • Welsh Affairs 29 Feb 2024

    I start by echoing the thanks given to the right hon. Member for Preseli Pembrokeshire (Stephen Crabb) for securing the debate, and to the Backbench Business Committee for granting it. Today, I will focus on a small number of key issues that are facing the communities I represent—areas where I believe this Government could be doing more to help, and in some cases, a lot more. The first...
  • Financial Risk Checks for Gambling — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 26 Feb 2024

    I thank my hon. Friend for giving way and congratulate her on the work that she does on this matter. Does she agree that primarily the focus should be on protecting the most vulnerable people in our communities? It is not about being anti-gambling per se. The industry has failed to act, which is why measures are needed to protect the most vulnerable in our communities. It is a small price to...
  • Post Office Governance and Horizon Compensation Schemes 19 Feb 2024

    The reports on the weekend were extremely alarming, given how sub-postmasters have been treated in recent years. On the obvious question, can the Secretary of State give any assurance or guarantee that the compensation will be paid and taken forward before the general election is called? That surely is what sub-postmasters would ask for, and it is the least that they deserve.

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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
  • Wales Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles
  • Child Trust Fund: Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
  • Aviation: Coronavirus
  • Personal Independence Payment

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (since 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 4 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • 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: 19 Feb 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Diageo Great Britain Limited
Address of donor: 16 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7HS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Dinner and Scotch Whisky tasting, value £320.28
Date received: 14 November 2023
Date accepted: 14 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00507652
(Registered 12 December 2023; updated 03 January 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
From 11 May 2018, a Trustee of a local charity, Phillipstown Residents and Community Association. (Registered 09 March 2023)
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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