Dai Havard

Former MP, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney Labour

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  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Former Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Wales
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • NHS: Procurement
  • National Blood Service
  • Mobile Phones
  • Radio Frequencies: Licensing
  • Multiple Myeloma

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (24 Jan 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (31 Oct 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 85 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 9 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: UK Defence Forum
Address of donor: Grainger Suite, Dobson House, Regent Centre, Gosforth NE3 3PF
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): guidance, accommodation and subsistence (est value £815)
Destination of visit: Belgium and France
Date of visit: 3-6 July 2014
Purpose of visit: Study tour of military cemeteries and battlefields
(Registered 9 July 2014)

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