Elfyn Llwyd

MP, Dwyfor Meirionnydd

Dwyfor Meirionnydd Plaid Cymru

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How Elfyn Llwyd voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Elfyn Llwyd hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Justice: Electronic Tagging 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) which companies have been awarded contracts for electronic tagging in respect of the next nine years; how much each such company will be paid; what services each such company will provide; and for how long each such company will provide services; (2) what the value of the new electronic tagging contract is for each of the next nine financial...
  • Bill Presented — Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Retirement of the Clerk of the House 16 Jul 2014

    First, may I add my welcome to the Leader of the House and wish him well? I endorse everything that everybody has said in the past half-hour or so, but I rise principally to speak on behalf of Plaid Cymru Members past and present and Scottish National party Members past and present who, as one, are very grateful to Sir Robert for all the years of assistance he has given us as minority...
  • Bill Presented — Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Retirement of the Clerk of the House 16 Jul 2014

    I quoted a passage about the treatment of thieves in mediaeval Wales, who were treated with a great deal more compassion than by some Ministers I could think of. If I had known of his background before, I would no doubt have approached Sir Robert to discuss the golden period of Welsh literature—greats such as Taliesin and Aneirin, and the Mabinogi. I am sure he and his family will be...

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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

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 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 62 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 63.77% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 729 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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)
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)

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