Gerald Jones

MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electoral Register 22 Mar 2017

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of providing support for the National Voter Registration Drive.
  • Royal Assent: Business of the House 16 Mar 2017

    Recently, I asked the Prime Minister whether she would at the very least exempt older people from the local housing allowance cap that is being introduced for social housing tenants in 2019. Unfortunately, she did not seem to understand the question, so to assist her—and, more importantly, to avoid causing undue hardship to thousands of people across the country—may we have a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Veterans: Civilian Workforce 13 Mar 2017

    Our veterans are some of the most hard-working, dedicated and experienced men and women any employer could ask for, yet many of us have heard troubling stories of discrimination against former servicemen and women in the jobs market. Does the Minister agree with the Labour party that we should act to make discrimination against the forces community illegal, in order to protect our veterans...

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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)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Gerald Jones’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 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.
  • Has voted in 73.63% 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") 45 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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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