Kevan Jones

Kevan David Jones PC (born 25 April 1964) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Durham since 2001. He resigned as a shadow defence minister in January 2016 in protest against a front bench reshuffle by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.


Kevan Jones

Shadow Minister for the Armed Forces
In office
12 May 2010  6 January 2016
LeaderHarriet Harman
Ed Miliband
Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded byAndrew Robathan
Succeeded byKate Hollern
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Veterans
In office
5 October 2008  11 May 2010
Prime MinisterGordon Brown
Preceded byDerek Twigg
Succeeded byAndrew Robathan
Member of Parliament
for North Durham
Assumed office
7 June 2001
Preceded byGiles Radice
Majority4,742 (11.3%)
Personal details
Born
Kevan David Jones

(1964-04-25) 25 April 1964 (age 57)
Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour
ResidencePelton Fell
Alma materUniversity of Southern Maine, Newcastle Polytechnic
WebsiteOfficial website