Wayne David

MP, Caerphilly

Caerphilly Labour

Wayne David’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Wayne David’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Wayne David’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Wayne David’s full vote analysis page for more.

Wayne David occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Electoral Commission Committee: Individual Electoral Registration 10 Sep 2015

    What is the Electoral Commission’s view of the Government’s attempt to bring forward the date of the full implementation of IER to December 2015?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Employment Tribunal Fees 8 Sep 2015

    The Secretary of State has said of tribunal fees that “there is no evidence yet that the bar being set at a high level has meant that…claims…aren’t being heard.” If the review produces such evidence—as I believe it will, if properly conducted—will the Minister give a cast-iron commitment to abolish the fees system?
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    Support for my hon. Friend’s argument is strong and broad and comes not only from the Welsh Government, small and medium-sized businesses and the CBI in Wales, but from Welsh local government. A letter sent to the Prime Minister by the leader of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council only a few months ago also made the case strongly, which is indicative of the wider view of Welsh...

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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
  • Departmental Domestic Visits
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • 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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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — 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 76.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 51 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Wayne David’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 468 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.


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