Alun Cairns

MP, Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan Conservative

A selection of Alun Cairns's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Alun Cairns never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales Office: Buildings 29 Jun 2015

    All space in the Wales Office’s London and Cardiff offices is in regular use. The London office is owned by the Department, and we lease accommodation in Cardiff. The Valuation Office Agency undertook a valuation of the London office (land and buildings) on 31 March 2014, and valued it at 4,125,000.
  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales Office: Pay 26 Jun 2015

    The Wales Office has no direct employees or contracted workers. Staff at the Wales Office are subject to Ministry of Justice (MoJ) policies for pay purposes. No Wales Office staff, or agency staff working for the department, is paid less than the living wage.
  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales Office: Directors 26 Jun 2015

    The Wales Office has two non-executive directors. One of the non-executive directors (David Crawley) stood down on 31 March 2015 after serving 9 years 3 months. The Wales Office has appointed one non-executive director since May 2010; this appointment was made on 1 April 2015.

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Conservative MP for Vale of Glamorgan

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Work and Pensions
  • Broadband
  • Departmental Consultants
  • Trade Union Officials
  • Mobile Phones
  • S4C: Finance

Currently held offices

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (since 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Administration Committee (9 May 2011 to 12 May 2014)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Jun 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 97.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 210 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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