Lord Jones

Former MP

Labour

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Labour Peer

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)

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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 135 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 76.69% 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 — below 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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