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The Rt Hon David Jones MP

Issues

This page features short written pieces outlining David’s views and comments on certain policy matters. The newest entries appear at the top of the page. Older entries can be found by scrolling down, and by browsing through the different numbered pages.

The legal weakness of David Cameron’s EU deal

The agreement that David Cameron has reached with European Union leaders regarding the terms of the United Kingdom's membership of the EU has a serious flaw; it lacks the necessary legal force. ... read more

Charities and their trustees’ responsibilities

Charities are an extremely important part of our national life, and the recent controversy relating to Kids Company illustrates the importance of effective oversight on the part of charities' trustees. ... read more

Parliamentary sovereignty and the European Union

The principle of parliamentary sovereignty is the central pillar of the British constitution. However, the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union is placing that principle in jeopardy. ... read more

Merseyside, Deeside and North Wales

Merseyside, Deeside and North Wales are closely connected. A new cross-party group of Members of Parliament has been established in order to seek to ensure that the policies of the Westminster and Cardiff governments reflect that connection. ... read more

The EU membership referendum

There will be a number of important political events this year, but the most important is likely to be the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union.
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Victoria Pier

The New Year has arrived, to the accompaniment of the violent storms that now seem to be a feature of every winter. Driving along the sea front at Colwyn Bay, I half expected to find an empty space where the Victoria Pier had stood when I last looked. But no; there it was, its rusting columns and crumbling superstructure still defying the worst of the wind and rain. ... read more

The decline in African lion numbers

One of the joys of being a Member of Parliament is that one has the occasional opportunity to pursue causes that may be very far removed from the constituency issues that are the bread and butter of everyday work. One such cause is that of the decline in African lion numbers. ... read more

2019 Re-election

At the December 2019 General Election, David was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Clwyd West, with an increased vote share of 50.7%.

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