Nia Griffith

MP, Llanelli

Llanelli Labour

Nia Griffith’s voting in Parliament

Nia Griffith is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Nia Griffith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nia Griffith generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Nia Griffith never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I appreciate that we cannot expect to have all the answers today, and that there are difficult decisions to make and things to work out. However, can the Minister set a timetable in the very near future for when all those things will be done, so that come September, we will know what is likely to happen and when we are likely to get certainty? That is what we really want to know.
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I add my congratulations to my hon. Friend the Member for Newport East (Jessica Morden) on raising such an important subject in a timely manner. The beginning of a new Government and Parliament is the right time to look at what we can expect in the next couple of years. Owens Transport is based in my constituency, but it has depots in Newport East and Aberavon, as well as in other parts of...
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    My hon. Friend makes a good point, which I would have made myself, about certainty for businesses, particularly those that have to plan a long way ahead. Many businesses that invest in south Wales involve the transport of heavy materials, so they use haulage companies. We need as much detail as possible. If the Minister cannot give us that today, I would appreciate it if he told us when he...

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Labour MP for Llanelli

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Wales
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Post Offices: Finance
  • Transition Fund
  • Prisoners: Drugs
  • Employment Tribunals

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (28 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 22 Nov 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (13 Nov 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (13 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Home Office (16 Oct 2008 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), HM Treasury (16 Oct 2008 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (4 Aug 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (23 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State ), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2006 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Jun 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 69 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 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") 354 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA. Payments for opinion surveys donated to Llanelli Constituency Labour Party:
10 June 2014, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2015)
28 July 2014, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2015)
30 September 2014, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2015)
24 November 2014, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 2015)
23 April 2015, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 June 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: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 paid to local constituency party on 9 March 2015.

Donor status: Trade union

(Registered 02 June 2015)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M14 6LJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 annual payment paid to local constituency party on 2 March 2015.

Donor status: Trade union

(Registered 02 June 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Smallholding in Carmarthenshire: (i)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My brother in law, Philip Brady, is a freelance public relations consultant. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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