A selection of Lord Jones's votes
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Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
13 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 1999
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Jones’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Jones’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I support my noble friend Lord Mendelsohn’s approach to the steel industry. He has put a coherent and positive challenge to the Government in a most committed manner. For Britain to retain her national greatness, we will always need a steel industry. A great nation must have the capability to defend itself in a time of war. The summation of that is the “defence of the...
My Lords, I very much appreciated my noble friend Lord Livermore’s surgical consideration of government policy and I recollect the monumental presence of the noble Lord, Lord Young of Cookham, in the other place. He always obtained his legislation. I recollect countless squash matches with the noble Lord, Lord Horam, and one or two with the noble Lord, Lord Young. But my remarks are...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Magistrates' Courts there are in Wales, and what are their locations.
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Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2001
Previously MP for Alyn and Deeside until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Alyn and Deeside, 1983-2001 and for Flint East, 1970-83. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales, 1974-79; Opposition spokesman on employment, 1980-83; Opposition spokesman on Wales, 1983-92. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Also represented Alyn and Deeside; Flint East; Flintshire East
Currently held offices
- Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
- Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (13 Nov 2007 to 15 May 2012)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee A (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1988 to 9 Apr 1992)
- Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1983 to 11 Jun 1987)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (3 May 1979 to 15 Nov 1982)
- Parliamentary Under Secretary (Welsh Office) (7 Mar 1974 to 4 May 1979)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Jones’s speeches
- Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 76.79% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 40 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of Political Opinion Panel of BPRI. (£1-£1,000). Payments given to local charities.
Member of Harris Parliamentary Panel. (£1-£1,000). Payments given to local organisations.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
18 October 2000
, my wife and were guests of BAe Systems at the Opera House, Covent Garden. (Registered 19 October 2000)
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