Geraint Davies

MP, Swansea West

Swansea West Labour/Co-operative

A selection of Geraint Davies's votes

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  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Details

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Geraint Davies never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    I give my best wishes to Matthew James, a gas engineer in Swansea who took three bullets in protecting his fiancée; he is now recovering in Cardiff hospital. In talking in Swansea to both Shi’ite and Sunni imams from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Iraq, I have found that they are as one in saying that the Daesh are impostors, gangsters, murderers and blasphemers. Will the Prime Minister...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Engineering Careers 17 Jun 2015

    Wales’s output per head amounts to 70% of the United Kingdom average, which explains why we have the lowest wages in Britain yet some of the largest cuts. What is the Minister doing to ensure that we have our fair share of investment in engineering, in order to boost productivity, boost wages, and boost family incomes for once?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 17 Jun 2015

    Will the Chancellor confirm that the waste water from fracking will be properly treated, so that it is safe to drink again?

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Swansea West

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 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 58.62% 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 — above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 395 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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