David Davies

MP, Monmouth

Monmouth Conservative

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How David Davies voted
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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David Davies occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Deportation 12 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many asylum seekers have been deported to other European countries in each of the last four years.
  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    The hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith) has just said that nobody will argue against the principle of carbon taxation. First of all, I am going to argue absolutely against the principle of carbon taxation, and I shall briefly set out why. It is interesting to note that while not many people will argue against that principle, everyone in the Chamber has been arguing about...
  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    It indicates to me that we have got our priorities wrong. We certainly should be looking at water, and we should be looking at chemicals, but the hon. Lady is making the mistake of thinking that carbon dioxide is some sort of poison which should be equated with whatever chemicals were put into the water supply. Carbon dioxide is a perfectly natural gas, and it is vital to growth. Without...

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Conservative MP for Monmouth

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Carbon Emissions
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Departmental Assets
  • Departmental Internet

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 124 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.01% 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.
  • 135 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Davies’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 308 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Aug 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Surveys completed for ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA.
£75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 3 October 2013)
£75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 November 2013)
£75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 January 2014)
£75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 May 2014)
£75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 June 2014)
Payments from Capita Business Services, 2nd floor, 17-19 Rochester Row, London SW1P 1LA:
Payment of £150 for delivering one lecture. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 8 January 2014)
Payment of £150 for delivering one lecture. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Payment of £300 for delivering two lectures. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2014)
Payment of £150 for delivering two lectures. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 March 2014)
Payment of £150 for delivering two lectures. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 March 2014)
Payment of £150 for delivering two lectures. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 31 March 2014)
Payment of £450 for delivering two lectures. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 5 June 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Payment of £200 received, for completing survey. Hours: 1 hr approx. (Registered 3 October 2013)
Payment of £200 received for survey interview. Hours: 1 hr approx. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Payment of £450 received for consultation from Knight Frank Investment Management LLP, Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall St, London EC2V 2HA. Hours: 4.5 hrs. (Registered 3 October 2013)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT,
£80 for taking part in a survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 8 January 2014)
£80 for taking part in a survey. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 30 June 2014)
Payment of £500 from Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment Co. Ltd, 414 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London W4 5TF, for providing advice on politics and current affairs issues and creative ideas for programmes and features. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 8 May 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
As a Special Constable for the British Transport Police, I am entitled to use my warrant card to travel on the London Transport system.  The value of an all zones annual travel card for the London area is £3,268 in 2014.  This benefit was first received in 2006.
(Registered 23 August 2011; updated 29 August 2012, 2 April 2013 and 5 February 2014)

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