Wayne David

MP, Caerphilly

Caerphilly Labour

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Wayne David’s voting in Parliament

Wayne David is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Wayne David’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Wayne David has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: EU Referendum: Voter Registration 9 Jun 2016

    Does the hon. Lady think it a fair point that the upsurge and crash occurred after the big debate between the Prime Minister and Nigel Farage? Might not the Government have anticipated a surge of interest at that point?
  • Business of the House: EU Referendum: Voter Registration 9 Jun 2016

    We welcome this statutory instrument, and I am glad that there has been extensive consultation, particularly with the Electoral Commission. The day before yesterday, more than half a million people successfully completed their application to be on the electoral register. That was a record, and all of us who believe passionately in democracy were truly delighted. But at its peak, the website...
  • Business of the House: EU Referendum: Voter Registration 9 Jun 2016

    I certainly agree that the rules should be adhered to, and I am reassured by the Government’s assurance that that will be the case. However, it would be wrong to exaggerate this issue and make any kind of political point out of it. As I said, the statutory instrument has our full support because it will enable those people who feared that they had been disfranchised to cast their vote...

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Labour MP for Caerphilly

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Wales
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Departmental Domestic Visits
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Bulgaria
  • Electoral Register

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Political and Constitutional Reform) (Justice) (11 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Adam Ingram, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (28 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1994 to 31 Jul 1998)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Wayne David’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 50 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Wayne David’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 500 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

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