Ruth Jones’s voting in Parliament
Ruth Jones is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
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Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2019–2022.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2020.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 5 absences, between 2021–2022.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
14 votes for, 2 votes against, 4 absences, between 2019–2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the joint statement by African faith leaders on 8 August 2023 on reducing debt in African countries.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he has held recent discussions with members of The Elders on foreign and development policy.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the impact of the level of private rental costs on renters in Northern Ireland.
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Labour MP for Newport West
Entered the House of Commons on 4 April 2019 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Home Office
- Air Pollution: Uxbridge and South Ruislip
- Air Pollution
- Chemicals: Regulation
- Universal Credit
- Detention Centres: Manston
Currently held offices
- Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 12 Aug 2020)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 15 Jun 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill Committee (22 Jun 2022 to 7 Jul 2022)
- Member, Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Committee ( 9 Feb 2022 to 10 Feb 2022)
- Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022)
- Member, Glue Traps (Offences) Bill Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 19 Jan 2022)
- Member, Business and Trade Committee (11 May 2020 to 21 Sep 2020)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee ( 8 May 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.
Name of donor: ICCF
Address of donor: 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JQ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel, accommodation and subsistence, total value £1,227
Destination of visit: Montreal, Canada
Dates of visit: 7-9 December 2022
Purpose of visit: Attending the COP15
conference in my role as Shadow Minister
for Agri-Innovation and Climate Adaptation. The visit was organised by the APPG
on International Conservation.
(Registered 23 December 2022)
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