Albert Owen

MP, Ynys Môn

Ynys Môn Labour

Albert Owen’s voting in Parliament

Albert Owen is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Albert Owen sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Albert Owen generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Albert Owen never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Enterprise Bill [Lords] 2 Feb 2016

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Stratford-on-Avon (Nadhim Zahawi). This is a big, clunky Bill that covers four Departments, but today we have the captain of the ship, the Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, to take it through on her own. She is the sole survivor on the Government Front Bench. I hope that she will be a listening Minister, and will show that...
  • Enterprise Bill [Lords] 2 Feb 2016

    Yes, the Government recently put the estate out to tender, and it was won by a private company. Although, technically, these are Magnox workers, they work for various private companies in the decommissioning sector. I do think that this is an unintended consequence. I ask the Minister to talk with her Treasury colleagues about this issue to get an exemption. Leaving this to mandarins in the...
  • Iraq Historic Allegations Team 27 Jan 2016

    We have run out of time, but I will give the hon. Member for Newbury (Richard Benyon) one minute. I apologise for the time restraints.

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Labour MP for Ynys Môn

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

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Topics of interest

  • Wales
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Railways
  • Biodiversity
  • Poultry Meat
  • Thailand
  • Energy: Prices

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 14 Jul 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 20 Oct 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (6 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Albert Owen’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 348 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: franking, to a value of £3,758.52

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner with my wife of terraced house in North Yorkshire. (Registered 2 October 2012) (Registered 02 October 2012)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my son-in-law, Samuel Blyth, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant.

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