Darren Jones

Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Labour MP for Bristol North West

@darrenpjones https://facebook.com/darrenjonesmp

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Your MP (Darren Jones) represents you, and all of the people who live in Bristol North West, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour MP for Bristol North West

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Pupils: Personal Records
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Internet: Safety
  • Universal Credit
  • Horizon Europe

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (since 21 Jul 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Powers of Attorney Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Chair, Business and Trade Sub-Committee on National Security and Investment (28 Jun 2022 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Chair, Business and Trade Sub-Committee on National Security and Investment (28 Jun 2022 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Liaison Sub-Committee on Scrutiny of Strategic Thinking in Government (22 Sep 2021 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (20 May 2020 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (11 May 2020 to 15 Jan 2024)
  • Chair, Business and Trade Committee ( 6 May 2020 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Chair, Business and Trade Committee ( 6 May 2020 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 22 Feb 2021)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Baringa
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A secondee provided via the central Labour Party to support me in my front bench role between 27 November 2023 and 31 July 2024, value £34,356
Donor status: company, registration OC303471
(Registered 1 December 2023)
Name of donor: Arup
Address of donor: 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A secondee provided via the central Labour Party to support me in my front bench role between 20 November 2023 and 31 July 2024, value £33,264.25
Donor status: company, registration 01312454
(Registered 1 December 2023; updated 27 February 2024)
Name of donor: Labour Together
Address of donor: Langley House Park Road, East Finchley, London N2 8EY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A secondee provided via the central Labour Party to support me in my front bench role between 15 January 2024 and 31 July 2024, value £29,756.39
Donor status: company, registration 09630980
(Registered 30 January 2024; updated 9 April 2024)
Name of donor: Labour Together
Address of donor: Langley House Park Road, East Finchley, London N2 8EY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: A second secondee provided via the central Labour Party to support me in my front bench role between 12 February 2024 and 31 July 2024, value £27,685.19
Donor status: company, registration 09630980
(Registered 27 February 2024; updated 9 April 2024)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Nick Lawson
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my work as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and towards my General Election campaign
Date received: 4 March 2024
Date accepted: 4 March 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 8 March 2024)
Name of donor: Anthony Bury
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to support my work as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and towards my General Election campaign
Date received: 10 May 2024
Date accepted: 10 May 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 13 May 2024)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Hakulyt and Company Limited
Address of donor: 34 Upper Brook St, London W1K 7QS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Travel, accommodation and meals for my wife and I, associated with attending a Hakulyt Forum conference, value £950
Date received: 18 May 2023
Date accepted: 18 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03481321
(Registered 8 June 2023)
Name of donor: PRS for Music Limited
Address of donor: Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets, accommodation, travel and meal associated with my wife and I attending Glastonbury and jointly participating in an event, value £1,231
Date received: 23 June 2023 to 25 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 29 June 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
Address of donor: Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a performance and hospitality, value £344
Date received: 5 April 2024
Date accepted: 5 April 2024
Donor status: company, registration 480523
(Registered 8 April 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and dinners during a two night stay, value £1,003
Destination of visit: France (Versilles)
Dates of visit: 24 January 2024 to 27 January 2024
Purpose of visit: To take part in the Franco-British Colloque.
(Registered 31 January 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
I am the director of the Henacre Charitable Fund (the "Henacre Trust") launched on 8 March 2019. This is a named trust owned and operated by the Quartet Community Foundation on my behalf. The Henacre Trust will make charitable grants to young people from Bristol North West.
Date interest arose: 8 March 2019
(Registered 11 March 2019)
Chairman, currently unpaid, of the advisory board of the Interparliamentary Forum on Emerging Technologies (formerly the Institute of Artificial Intelligence until 1 December 2022), a not for profit organisation working with legislators from across the world on the topic of regulation of artificial intelligence. The Institute of Artificial Intelligence was the trading name of the Office for the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Limited (dissolved on 13 December 2022).
Date interest arose: 1 May 2019
(Registered 5 June 2019; updated 11 April 2023 and 18 April 2023)
Foundation Director to the Cardinal Newman Catholic Educational Trust. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 20 March 2023
Date interest ended: 19 March 2027
(Registered 30 March 2023)
Chair of Labour Digital, a members' association for those with an interest in technology. This was an unpaid role.
Date interest ended: 11 October 2023
(Registered 3 April 2023; updated 18 October 2023)
Member of the Programme Committee at the Ditchley Foundation. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 1 June 2023
(Registered 21 June 2023)

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