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.
This is a selection of Gerald Jones’s votes.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2016–2018
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
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Gerald Jones has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 23 May 2018
Thank you, Mr Speaker. The affordability of the future accommodation model relies heavily on the present rent adjustment on the Annington Homes estate. As we know, that is due to be renegotiated for 2021, with expectations that rents will rise significantly. The Tories were warned in 1996 that the sell-off of married quarters was a mistake, and that is exactly hot it has transpired. What...
As we know, the retail sector predominantly employs women. What can the Government do to support them during this process and to ensure that they are not disproportionately affected by the closures?
The Department for Work and Pensions recently announced the closure of its offices in Merthyr Tydfil, which will have a massively serious impact on the town centre economy. That is also happening in other areas of Wales and the UK. Can we have a debate on the Government policy of removing jobs where more jobs are needed, not fewer, so that the Government can understand the implications of...
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Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Gerald Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Wales Office
- HM Treasury
- Home Office
- Armoured Fighting Vehicles
- Minimum Wage: Wales
- National Wildlife Crime Unit
- Department for Work and Pensions: Location
- Care Homes: Wales
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 45 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Gerald Jones’s speeches
- Has received answers to 24 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 85.11% 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") 72 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.
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
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