How Hywel Francis voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Hywel Francis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Ceredigion (Mr Williams), who is a very valued member of the Welsh Affairs Committee. When I chaired the Committee, he always thanked me for the impartial way in which I did so. In contrast, I say to the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T. C. Davies) in a comradely way, although he may not understand the word, that I look forward to the time...
No, I will not. I am not afraid to speak on devolved matters, because they are pertinent to issues we are discussing today. I wish to talk about higher education. In doing so, I declare an interest as honorary chair of the college of arts and humanities in Swansea university. I warmly commend my hon. Friend the Member for Pontypridd (Owen Smith) for the way in which he outlined the very...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps the Government is taking to tackle gender-based violence in gangs (a) generally and (b) in respect of sexual violence against girls and young women; and if she will make a statement.
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Labour MP for Aberavon
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- Part-time Students
- Higher Education
- Magistrates Courts: Wales
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Welsh Affairs Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 82 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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