Joey Jones

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Joey Jones is Sky News Deputy Political Editor. Since joining the political team in 2007, Joey has become a respected analyst of the Westminster scene and has developed a unique way of scrutinising Prime Minister’s Questions and other set-piece events, reviewing MPs' performances with detailed video analysis.

In 2009, he was nominated for the RTS Specialist Journalist award.

During the 2010 General Election, Joey accompanied David Cameron’s campaign and subsequently co-authored a book about the election and the formation of the government with Political Editor Adam Boulton entitled Hung Together.

Joey broke the stories of the resignations of Jacqui Smith and Hazel Blears and shadowed David Cameron throughout the 2010 General Election.

Joey went to school in Exeter, then studied History and English at Jesus College, Oxford. He was a reporter at BBC Radio Devon from 1997-1998, before moving to report for the Euronews channel, based in Lyon, from 1998-99.

Joey began working at Sky News in 1999 and became a full-time member of staff in 2002. Joey is a big jazz fan, enjoys cooking and plays the tenor saxophone.

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  1. Boris Johnson: UK Should Not Fear EU Exit

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. In a major speech responding to a report the London mayor commissioned from his economic adviser Gerard Lyons, Mr Johnson supported David Cameron's desire to negotiate reforms to the EU in Britain ...

  2. Immigration Scramble Risks Vote-Grab Claims

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Last week it was David Cameron with new Government policies to restrict benefits entitlements for EU migrants; now Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg and Rachel Reeves, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, are ...

  3. To Stand Or Not To Stand: The Boris Dilemma

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. That is the verdict of the Prison Reform Trust on sobriety tags, which are being trialled in London to try to combat alcohol-related crime. But it is an accusation that might equally be ...

  4. Immigration: A Well-Beaten Path For Cameron

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. He has already laid out a transitional period of three months during which EU migrants are not entitled to benefits at all. Now he is reducing the time during which they can claim ...

  5. Immigration: Well-Worn Territory For PM

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. He has already laid out a transitional period of three months during which EU migrants are not entitled to benefits at all. Now he is reducing the time during which they can claim ...

  6. MPs Behaving Badly: Call For Tougher Rules

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Kathryn Hudson urged the Commons to properly debate revisions to the Code of Conduct that were published in 2012, relating among other things to lobbying and the declaration of interests. She had already ...

  7. Carey's Boost To Right To Die Campaigners

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. That is why Lord Carey's intervention will be welcomed so enthusiastically by Lord Falconer and his colleagues who are bringing their assisted dying proposals to the House of Lords on Friday. Lord ...

  8. Miliband Fails To Land Killer Coulson Blow

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. The Prime Minister apologised once again for his mistake in employing Andy Coulson, but refused to accept he was guilty of "wilful ignorance" as Ed Miliband put it. Mr Cameron turned again and ...

  9. Glasgow 'Full Of Surprises' As Vote Draws Near

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. My welcome from the team at Sunny Govan Community Radio was equally unexpected: a chance greeting on the street as I walked around talking to people about their expectations for the referendum, now ...

  10. European Elections: UKIP Top British Polls

    Posted by - Joey Jones, Deputy Political Editor. Sources from the other main parties have conceded Nigel Farage's party will win, with the leader hailing an "earthquake" in British politics. Coming a year ahead of the General Election, it will ...

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