Geraint Davies

Former MP, Swansea West

Swansea West Labour

A selection of Geraint Davies's votes

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  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details

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Geraint Davies hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    Does the hon. Gentleman not accept that the deficit targets were not satisfied because the growth projections went down, and that is because consumption went down, and that is because VAT went up? I appreciate what the Prime Minister said earlier, but does the hon. Gentleman accept that if VAT went up now, when we have 0% inflation, that would spiral the economy down, and that it would be...
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    I am saying that given a choice between lower VAT or lower tax thresholds, does the hon. Gentleman accept that lower VAT would give higher growth and help to reduce the deficit—or is he a just a politician without any economic sense?
  • Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities 25 Mar 2015

    The Minister assumes that the choice is between tax and spend. Does he accept that if the tax and spend options are made in one way rather than another they will promote more growth and therefore more revenues? If more money goes to poorer people who spend all their money, as opposed to rich people who hide it in tax havens—10% of UK wealth is offshore—and if we had a Labour...

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Former Labour MP for Swansea West

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Croydon Central

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Health
  • Departmental Policies
  • Voluntary Work: Young People
  • Feroz Abbasi
  • Mental Health Services
  • Guantanamo Bay

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (5 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (Substitute Member) (10 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Constitutional Affairs (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 10 Sep 2003)

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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 77 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 390 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Flat in London from which rental income is received.
9. Shareholdings
(a) Pure Crete Ltd, tour operator to Crete.

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