Elfyn Llwyd

Dwyfor Meirionnydd Plaid Cymru

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How Elfyn Llwyd voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Elfyn Llwyd occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 9 Apr 2014

    During the Committee stage of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, the then Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, the hon. Member for Huntingdon (Mr Djanogly), assured the Committee that those who were refused legal aid could still apply under the new exceptional funding scheme, and described that as “a vital safeguard”. Between April and...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — North Wales Economy 1 Apr 2014

    It would turn into an adult movie, I am afraid.
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — North Wales Economy 1 Apr 2014

    It is a great pleasure to take part in the debate. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Delyn (Mr Hanson). As I recall, he and I were elected back in 1992 on the very same day. In November last year, I wrote an article in The Independent, sparked by the disturbing news about wage levels in Dwyfor Meirionnydd: 40% of people in full-time work were earning less than the living wage, which...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd


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Topics of interest

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

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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 55 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 62.50% 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.
  • 71 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Elfyn Llwyd’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 717 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
10 September 2013, received £150 plus £27 travel expenses from BBC, Room B.07 Broadcasting House, 27–29 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for contributing to Any Questions on 6 September 2013. Hours: 1 hr plus 2 hrs travel. (Registered 7 October 2013)
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)

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