Saturday, 16 May 2009
DAVID JONES, OUR MP, EXPENSES
David JonesConservativeClwyd WestBasic salary: £63,291Plus expenses and allowances (2007/08):Staying away from home £22,632Office running costs £18,588Staffing costs £81,955Stationery £497Associated Postage Costs £2,011Computer Equipment £984Commons Allowance £9,806 Total £136,473Declaration of interests:Senior partner at David Jones & Company, solicitors. Leasehold office premises in Llandudno and rented freehold retail premises in Wrexham County BoroughHow he voted on key issues since 2001:Voted for introducing a smoking ban. Voted against introducing ID cards. Voted against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. Voted for an investigation into the Iraq war. Voted for replacing Trident. Has never voted on equal gay rights. Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.