Huw Irranca-Davies

Former MP, Ogmore

Ogmore Labour

A selection of Huw Irranca-Davies's votes

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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details

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Huw Irranca-Davies hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Penrose Inquiry 26 Mar 2015

    The sad reality for all our constituents who are affected by this matter is that, after waiting for the Penrose report, nothing has materially changed for them during the life of this Parliament and it rests with the next Parliament to move forward. In a more positive vein, does the Minister have a view—personally and as a Minister and a representative of the Government—whether...
  • Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law 18 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend is making an eloquent speech. What does she make of the study by the Children’s Society and the StepChange charity, which points to 86,000 families in Wales—23% of the total number of families—who are failing to keep up with household bills and loan repayments, and the response of a Wales Office spokesman who said, “The UK Government’s long-term...
  • Ways and Means: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law 18 Mar 2015

    Five years ago when the so-called emergency Budget was announced, I remember twice intervening on the Chancellor and challenging his assertion that there would be an economic recovery and that his was a good long-term plan that would benefit everybody. Ultimately, he had to acknowledge that it would come down to his judgment. Five years on, I have to say that his judgment has failed. It has...

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Former Labour MP for Ogmore

Entered House of Commons on 14 February 2002 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Food Procurement
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Food
  • Departmental Carbon Emissions
  • Dangerous Dogs

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Marine and Natural Environment) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Marine and Natural Environment) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Oct 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (24 Jun 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (10 May 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 58 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 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.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 617 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Surveys completed for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA.
£75 was paid direct to a local organisation for a survey I completed on 16 May 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 May 2014)
£75 was paid direct to a local organisation for a survey I completed on 23 June 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 24 June 2014)
£75 was paid direct to a local organisation for a survey I completed on 5 July 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 7 July 2014)
£75 was paid direct to an organisation for a survey I completed on 28 October 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 7 November 2014)
£75 was paid direct to charity for November 2014 MP panel survey. Hours: 20 mins (Registered 15 December 2014)
Surveys completed for YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
£80 was paid direct to a local organisation for a survey I completed on 16 May 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 30 May 2014)
Surveys completed for Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
£80 was paid direct to an organisation for a survey I completed. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Holiday home in West Glamorgan.

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