Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Dai Havard voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The report is about Army 2020. It talks about retaining the regimental structure but building an adaptive and reactive force with an integrated reserve. There is money for that until 2019, but there will be a defence and security review in 2015-16. Does the right hon. Gentleman think that the resources and the integration quality, not the changes to the structure that have been outlined, will...
Will the Minister give way?
I would first like to say something about the debate. I agree that the Defence Committee is perhaps remiss in not applying for debates more regularly. This debate is taking place on an estimates day. It is a really serious debate that should be taking place in the Chamber in its own right. Our report is now more than 12 months old—it was published in January 2013—which says...
More of Dai Havard's recent appearances
Labour MP for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- NHS: Procurement
- National Blood Service
- Mobile Phones
- Radio Frequencies: Licensing
- Multiple Myeloma
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Defence Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — 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 63.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 79 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)