Ann Clwyd

MP, Cynon Valley

Cynon Valley Labour

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Ann Clwyd’s voting in Parliament

Ann Clwyd is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ann Clwyd sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ann Clwyd generally voted for a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Ann Clwyd generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Ann Clwyd’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Ann Clwyd’s full vote analysis page for more.

Ann Clwyd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • EU Membership: Economic Benefits 15 Jun 2016

    Back in 1979, I was among the first elected Members of the European Parliament, and I supported withdrawal from the Common Market. Those were the days of wine lakes and butter mountains and an out-of-control common agricultural policy subsidising overproduction and dumping on world markets. It was some years before the development of the social chapter introduced legislation on workers’...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Child Abuse in North Wales Judicial Inquiry Review 14 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to recommendation 5 on page 251 of the Report of the Macur Review, published in March 2016, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a police investigation to consider whether there is sufficient evidence and public interest relating to matters of malfeasance in public office or perverting the course of justice in North...

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Labour MP for Cynon Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Trade and Industry
  • Wales
  • Defence
  • Afghanistan
  • Indonesia
  • Arms Export Licences
  • Miners' Compensation
  • UK Nationals (Cuba)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party (24 May 2005 to 5 Dec 2006)
  • Special Envoy to PM on Human Rights in Iraq (26 May 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 1993 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Nov 1992 to 1 Jan 1993)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Nov 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1 Jan 1989 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jan 1988)
  • Member, Private Bill Procedure (Joint Committee) (12 Nov 1986 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (1 Feb 1985 to 9 Feb 1988)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1983 to 31 Jul 1984)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ann Clwyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 36.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 70 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ann Clwyd’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 642 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A flat in North Wales: (i) and (ii).

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