The Rt Hon David Jones MP


Expansion of Heathrow

Last week, in a vote of huge importance, the Commons emphatically approved the Airports National Policy Statement.  The most significant consequence of the vote is that it gives the green light for the expansion of Heathrow airport and the construction … read the full article

European Union Withdrawal Bill: Restoring British parliamentary democracy

To describe last week’s events in Parliament as historic is to understate their importance.  The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was finally passed, after more than eleven months of debate. Despite the best efforts of the House of Lords and a … read the full article

It’s time for the House of Lords to call a halt on its obstruction of the EU Withdrawal Bill

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which is approaching its final parliamentary stages this week, ought to be relatively uncontroversial. Its principal purpose is simply to repeal the European Communities Act 1972, the statute under which legislation emanating from Brussels passes … read the full article


David Jones MP in conversation with  John Humphrys about UK terms of withdrawal from the European Union and why a customs arrangement would not work. This episode originally aired on 7 June 2018, you can listen to the full episode here. 

The Ivory Bill

If, as Genesis 1:26 informs us, God gave mankind dominion over all the earth, there must surely be weeping in Heaven.  We humans have treated our planet with shocking contempt, and nowhere is that more evident than in the devastation … read the full article

Protests in Gaza

Last week saw the culmination of six weeks of protests in Gaza, which have proved so devastating for children and their families.  Shockingly, more than 250 Palestinian children have been shot with live ammunition, including a child as young as … read the full article

All we need is the weather

  This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 9 May 2018 The weather this Bank Holiday weekend was, quite simply, perfect.  If it could have been made to order, it wouldn’t have been any better.  … read the full article

Chopper’s Brexit Podcast

David Jones MP talks to the Telegraph’s Chief Political Correspondent Christopher Hope about leaving the EU on World Trade Organisation terms and a ‘no deal’ option. The original episode of Chopper’s Brexit Podcast aired 27 April 2018. You can listen to the … read the full article

Daily Politics 26 April 2018

David Jones MP with Jo Coburn discussing the Windrush Generation, the Customs Union, and immigration. The original episode of Daily Politics aired on 26 April 2018. You can watch the full episode here.

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 25 April 2018. Last week, London hosted the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.  It was by any standards a huge event.  The streets around the Commonwealth headquarters … read the full article