Elfyn Llwyd

MP, Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Dwyfor Meirionnydd Plaid Cymru

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How Elfyn Llwyd voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Elfyn Llwyd hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — UK Acorn Finance (Mortgages) 11 Nov 2014

    I must say I am encouraged by the Minister’s response, because I believe she will diligently pass on the information about this case, and I am grateful for that. However, on commercial lending being different from domestic lending, there is every reason to leave farms in the domestic area, because if something goes wrong, people do not just lose a house, which is bad enough—they...
  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — UK Acorn Finance (Mortgages) 11 Nov 2014

    The Minister is, may I respectfully say, very responsive to what has been said. The hon. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun made the point that farms are a special case. We have already mentioned that they are often asset-rich but cash-poor; so they are there for the picking. Given that, to my knowledge, there are at least 44 different cases—perhaps 45, or perhaps even more—with...
  • [Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — UK Acorn Finance (Mortgages) 11 Nov 2014

    It is a great pleasure, Mr Turner, to see you in the Chair and to serve under your able chairmanship. I preface my comments by saying that, as a member of the legal profession, I am not given to making serious allegations about professional people; in fact, over the past 23 years, I might have done that twice, so I am not a serial offender in that regard. However, what I shall detail today...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Meirionnydd Nant Conwy

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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Wales
  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Stalking
  • National Offender Management Service
  • Sri Lanka
  • Probation
  • Prisons

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee
  • PC Westminster Leader
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Constitution)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Justice)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Wales)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Home Office; Defence; Justice) (21 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs) (29 Aug 2007 to 21 Jul 2009)
  • Spokesperson (Defence; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs) (20 Oct 2006 to 29 Aug 2007)
  • Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs; Defence; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs; Local Government) (2 Aug 2006 to 20 Oct 2006)
  • Chief Whip (16 Jan 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson (Home Affairs; Housing; Environment, Food & Rural Affairs; Local Government; Foreign Affairs; Tourism) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Spokesperson (Defence; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs; Housing; Local Government; Tourism) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)
  • Parliamentary Leader (19 Jan 2004 to 11 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — above 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 62.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 733 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Received on 4 December 2013, £600 plus £73 travel expenses from ITV, Quay Street, Manchester M60 9EA for appearance on University Challenge, recorded 30 November 2013. Hours: 6.5 hrs including travel. (Registered 16 December 2013)
11 December 2013, received £60 from BBC, Broadcasting Centre, Cardiff, CF5 2YQ for contributing to Dan yr Wyneb on 11 November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 6 January 2014)
14 January 2014, received £60 from BBC Payments, PO Box 480 Manchester M40 0EL for contributing to Dan yr Wyneb on 15 November 2013. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 January 2014)
From 17 March 2014, member of the Advisory Panel of The Constables’ Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales, Federation House, Highbury Ave, Leatherhead KT22 7UY. Expected remuneration of £5,000 per year, for attending bi-monthly meetings. (Registered 8 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal 418 1r 2a, 08037 Barcelona
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food, total value £801.60
Destination of visit: Catalonia
Date of visit: 3-5 September 2014
Purpose of visit: cross-party fact finding visit.
(Registered 9 September 2014)

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