'Jones the Jag' row

Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith has criticised David Jones, after the Welsh Secretary was photographed making a 100 metre journey from Downing Street in a chauffeur-driven Jaguar.

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Labour criticises 'Jones the Jag' Welsh Secretary

We like giving people a nickname in Wales: Evans the Milk, Dai the Pop...and now we’ve got Jones the Jag as our Secretary of State.

Still, he’s been so inactive since he got the job and made so few public appearances that perhaps he can be forgiven for taking every chance to try out the ministerial limo.

Taxpayers in Clwyd West, however, or the 5,500 people getting their tax credits cut might not all be so forgiving about his 100 yard joyride.

– Owen Smith MP, Shadow Welsh Secretary
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