The Rt Hon David Jones MP


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

Bang goes Brexit if we fall for this customs con trick

This article was originally published in the Mail on Sunday on 22 April 2018.  So Brussels is determined to play hardball. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. If it means we can now press on and deliver a real Brexit, all well and … read the full article

Colwyn Bay: Pearl of the North Wales coast

This article was originally published in the North Wales Weekly News on 11 April 2018. Parliament is currently in recess, but the news cycle has not halted simply because of the absence of MPs from Westminster.  The fallout from the … read the full article

Good Morning Wales – BBC Radio Wales

David Jones MP in conversation with Oliver Hides about the Prime Minster’s Commons statement on the Salisbury incident. This episode originally aired on 15 March 2018, you can listen to the full episode here.

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade fortnight has just ended, and last Friday I went to support the event at Abergele, which is officially one of the few British Fairtrade towns.  Members of Abergele’s Fairtrade group – Rod Brocklehurst and David and Cathy Woodward – … read the full article

Why we must all now ready ourselves for no deal – and WTO terms

This article was first published on Conservative Home on 5 March 2018. By any measure, the Prime Minister’s speech at the Mansion House last Friday was a remarkable achievement. In my book, it was the best she has made, better even … read the full article

The Government needs to spend money now on post-Brexit preparations, deal or no deal

This article was first published on BrexitCentral on 1 March 2018.  The lack of realism displayed by the European Commission in the draft Withdrawal Agreement it published on Wednesday was truly breathtaking.   Its solution to the problem of maintaining an open … read the full article