The Rt Hon David Jones MP


Daily Post article

Last Friday, the Welsh Government (WG) imposed another COVID-19 lockdown across the whole of Wales. That, in itself, was dispiriting enough, coming at a particularly gloomy time of year when, according to the Office for National Statistics, life satisfaction levels … read the full article

Daily Post Article

The transition period (TP) following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union will come to an end on 31st December, 2020 – just ten weeks away. The principal purpose of the TP was to allow sufficient time – eleven … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

Sadly, it seems that Covid-19 (now surely hot favourite for the title of Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Year 2020) is making an unwelcome comeback.  After a summer when it appeared that the virus, if not entirely banished, was at least quiescent, the number of cases detected are now on an upward trajectory.    In response … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

Conwy County Borough Council are to be commended for the work they have done over recent years on the regeneration of Colwyn Bay. The seafront, in particular, has been transformed, with an impressive expanse of pristine sand, smart new railings … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

We are  now only a little over three months away from the end of the transition period (TP) that followed the departure of the UK from the European Union on 31 January, 2020.      The purpose of the TP was to smooth the UK’s path from membership of … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

It is the invariable practice of MPs when asked, during the month of August, if they are “enjoying their holiday” to respond that they are not on holiday, but on recess. Recess is a time when Parliament is not in … read the full article

Rural broadband funding

Residents and businesses in rural North Wales may now be entitled to significantly increased funding to upgrade their broadband. Customers with broadband speeds of less than 30 Mbps currently available to them may now be eligible for more funding, as … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

Shareholders in the companies that make acrylic screens must be among the few financial beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because acrylic screens are now everywhere: protecting cashiers at supermarket checkouts, separating customers at hairdressing salons and shielding bus drivers from … read the full article

North Wales Weekly News

This week, Parliament rises for the summer recess, after one of the most extraordinary terms anyone can remember. On 23 March, the Prime Minister declared a national lockdown to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. A few days later, after passing the … read the full article

Daily Post Article – 8 July, 2020

Any optimistic notion that the Covid-19 pandemic might not necessarily inflict serious damage on the economy was dispelled last week when Airbus announced that it was shedding 15,000 jobs worldwide, with over 1,400 from its Deeside wing-making plant at Broughton. … read the full article