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Updated Statement: Early General Election

Updated Statement: Early General Election

Before a further vote on an Early General Election today, I wished to outline my position. Can I again make it clear that I accept the result of the referendum, and that I understand and share the frustrations of many who wish to see this issue concluded. Today’s vote...

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Updated Statement: Early General Election

Statement: Early Parliamentary General Election

A Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the motion for an Early Parliamentary General Election: Ahead of the vote today, I wish to outline my position. I have been clear that I accept the result of the 2016 referendum, and I understand the frustrations of...

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Statement: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Statement: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

A Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill ahead of Second Reading today. Ahead of the Second Reading of the EU Withdrawal Bill today, I wanted to outline to my constituents my position. I have always been clear...

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Statement: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Statement: The Letwin Amendment

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the Letwin Amendment: The Letwin Amendment which is being considered today by Parliament is as follows: Amendment (a) Line 3, leave out from “deal,” to end and add “this House has considered the matter but withholds...

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Statement: The Prime Minister’s New Deal

Statement: The Prime Minister’s New Deal

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding the Prime Minister's New Deal: The Prime Minister has agreed a new deal with the EU. It’s a new Withdrawal Agreement (the legal terms of our exit) and a new Political Declaration (the non-binding aims covering the...

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Kevan Supports the WASPI Campaign

Kevan Supports the WASPI Campaign

Yesterday, Kevan showed his support for the WASPI campaign at a Parliamentary Reception. WASPI represents women born in the early 1950s who expected to draw their state pension aged 60 but are now concerned they will have to wait until they are 65 or 66. Kevan stated...

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Statement: Voter ID

Statement: Voter ID

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding proposals to introduce mandatory ID cards for elections: I have been contacted by a number of constituents concerned by the Government proposing to introduce mandatory ID cards for elections. It is my belief that...

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Statement: The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

Statement: Second Week of Prorogation

Statement from The Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP regarding Parliament's second week of prorogation: As Parliament enters its second week of prorogation, it remains my view that, in these deeply worrying times, Parliament should be sitting and scrutinising the actions of the...

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