Ann Clwyd

MP, Cynon Valley

Cynon Valley Labour

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How Ann Clwyd voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Ann Clwyd occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bills Presented: Ukraine, Middle East, North Africa and Security 10 Sep 2014

    I spent seven years as special envoy on human rights in Iraq, so I visited the country on many occasions and would like to welcome the new Government, who have a very difficult task. They still have to deal with long-standing problems such as the sharing of oil revenues, disputed territory and arguments over decentralisation as well as much needed reform of the armed forces. As one...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Humanitarian Situation (Northern Iraq) 3 Sep 2014

    Quite rightly, there was a huge fuss in this Chamber a few months ago about the abduction of the Nigerian schoolchildren. I have continually asked about the plight of the Yazidi women, nearly 3,000 of whom have been gang-raped and sold into sexual slavery. I do not have a clear idea what we are doing to help those women or why we are not making it a strong issue that we should be doing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: EU Council, Security and Middle East 1 Sep 2014

    A few weeks ago, the Prime Minister and the Government hosted an important conference on the sexual exploitation of women in war. Will he now tell me exactly what we are doing as far as the Yazidi women are concerned? More than 3,000 of them are being treated abominably by ISIS; they are being sold as sex slaves to the brothels of the middle east. What exactly are we doing to help those...

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Labour MP for Cynon Valley

Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

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Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.01% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 619 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

8. Land and Property
A flat in North Wales from which I receive rental income.

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