Lord Jones

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) 17 May 2022

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for her heartfelt introduction to our debate on the gracious Speech and acknowledge the committed remarks of my noble friend Lady Wilcox, a compatriot from our homeland, the lovely land of Wales. I further acknowledge her fine record of leadership in our local government. It is good to follow the speech from the noble Viscount, a masterly campaigner. Prime...
  • West Coast Main Line - Question 27 Apr 2022

    Will the Minister acknowledge the great importance to the Welsh economy of the Holyhead to London Euston route, acknowledging that there are not many highly skilled or well-paid jobs in north-west Wales? Can the Minister indicate when the pre-Covid rate of service might be reconstituted, particularly the hourly service that existed from Chester to Euston which has been much emaciated? Can she...
  • English Football: Independent Regulator - Question 25 Apr 2022

    My Lords, the running of the football league includes Welsh clubs. Under the new auspices, what do the Government intend regarding, for example, Swansea, Cardiff, Wrexham and Newport? In this sense the English football league is also the Welsh football league. Lastly, will the Minister use his considerable influence to persuade the Lords spiritual to pray hard for my own team, Everton FC? It...

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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, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) (since 22 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 2 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 11 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • 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, 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)

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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