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Kevan Jones to stand down as North Durham MP

Kevan Jones to stand down as North Durham MP

It has been an honour and a privilege to represent the people of North Durham in Parliament since 2001. It has been a difficult decision to take to decide that I will not be a candidate at the forthcoming General Election. In early June I will be undergoing surgery...

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Kevan takes part in miners debate

Kevan takes part in miners debate

Kevan Jones MP took part in a backbench business debate on miners and mining communities in the House of Commons today (9 May). You can watch Kevan's full speech here:   [video width="852" height="480"...

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Kevan welcomes Members of Congress to Parliament

Kevan welcomes Members of Congress to Parliament

Kevan Jones MP hosted a delegation of Members of Congress and staff from the US House Intelligence Committee in Parliament today (25 April). The delegation received a tour of the Palace of Westminster, with special access to Speaker’s House and its state rooms by...

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Kevan calls for more support for kinship carers

Kevan calls for more support for kinship carers

Kevan Jones MP has called for more support for "hero" kinship carers, speaking in a Westminster Hall debate on 6 March. Members from across the House of Commons joined the debate on the national kinship care strategy, which was secured by Labour MP Alistair Strathern....

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Kevan responds to the Spring Budget

Kevan responds to the Spring Budget

The Chancellor delivered his Spring Budget today (6 March) in what is likely to be the final budget before the next General Election. This is a disappointing budget that underlines the last 14 years. Even after the measures announced, households will still be £870...

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Parliamentary Update: January 2024

Parliamentary Update: January 2024

Kevan's latest Parliamentary update is available here: Parliamentary Update - January 2024   Post Office Scandal I have been campaigning for justice for sub-postmasters affected by the Post Office Horizon scandal for over ten years. I was pleased to see the...

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Kevan responds to Post Office scandal developments

Kevan responds to Post Office scandal developments

I welcome the announcement that all Post Office Horizon convictions will be overturned. This is long overdue and the right thing to do. I was also pleased to get confirmation from the Minister that the families of those who have died, whose convictions are overturned,...

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