Wayne David

MP, Caerphilly

Caerphilly Labour

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How Wayne David voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Wayne David hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Hywel Williams in the Chair] — Voter Registration 22 Oct 2014

    I agree with my hon. Friend absolutely about the importance of having as accurate an electoral register as possible. She began by indicating that the time scale is tight. Would it not be sensible for the Government to allow more time, so that we can be certain that we have as many people on the electoral register as is humanly possible?
  • [Hywel Williams in the Chair] — Voter Registration 22 Oct 2014

    I will not question for one moment the beauty of Sunderland or its weather. My point is connected to my first intervention on the speed of the introduction of the changes. One reason the Government are so keen to press ahead as quickly as humanly possible is the perception of fraud, particularly with regard to postal votes. Does my hon. Friend agree that the perception is not necessarily the...

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Labour MP for Caerphilly

Entered 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
  • Departmental Domestic Visits
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Bulgaria
  • Electoral Register

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)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Wales Office (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 21 Aug 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (funded by HM Treasury) (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (13 Jun 2006 to 23 May 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Adam Ingram, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (before 10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 447 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Consell de Diplomàcia Pŭblica de Catalunya
Address of donor: Casea de les Punxes, Av Diagonal, 418 1 r2a, 08037 Barcelona
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
Destination of visit: Travel, hotel costs and board; £760 in total
Date of visit: 28-30 May 2014
Purpose of visit: Cross-party fact finding parliamentary delegation to Catalonia
(Registered 5 June 2014)

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