Alun Cairns

MP, Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan Conservative

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How Alun Cairns voted
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Alun Cairns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Wales: Written Questions 12 Sep 2014

    The information requested is shown as follows: (a) 2012-13 session: 98% of named day questions were answered on the nominated day; (b) 2013-14 session: 96% of named day questions were answered on the nominated day; (c) 2014-15 to date: 100% of named day questions have been answered on the nominated day. Departmental performance information, for ordinary and named day parliamentary questions,...
  • Written Answers — Wales: Energy 9 Sep 2014

    The Department has a number of energy efficiency measures in place and all staff are made aware of our sustainability requirements. The Department’s Cardiff office is a modern building with built in energy efficiency measures.
  • Written Answers — Wales: Pay 9 Sep 2014

    The following figures (which include allowances) are all full-time equivalent salaries. As the Wales Office has a relatively small staff complement, to protect the confidentiality of individuals, the highest and lowest full-time equivalent salaries are shown via reference to a range. 2010-11: Highest (FTE): 80,000 to 85,000 Lowest (FTE): 10,000 to 15,000 2011-12:...

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Conservative MP for Vale of Glamorgan

Entered 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 Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completion of surveys:
£100 received in June 2013 for completion of survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 August 2013)
£75 received in March 2014 for completion of survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 March 2014)
£400 received for completion of surveys in April, June, October and November 2013 and January 2014. Hours: 3 hrs in total. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for online surveys:
Payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 November 2013)
Payment of £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 January 2014)
Payment of £140 received for surveys in May, June 2013 and February 2014. Hours: 1hr in total. (Registered 7 May 2014)
Payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 January 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 April 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane North, Iver SL0 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 29 April 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: ITV Plc
Address of donor : The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: National Television Awards ticket and hospitality, value £936
Date of receipt of donation: 22 January 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 22 January 2014
Donor status: Company, registration number 4967001
(Registered 7 February 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (sponsored by Arup, Cambridge Assessment, City of London, GKN, John Swire & Sons)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights valued at £1,055; accommodation, transport and meals valued at £675.41; total of £1,730 .41.
Destination of visit: Beijing and Chengdu, China
Date of visit: 18-24 May 2013
Purpose of visit: As part of part of the APPG delegation to china
(Registered 12 June 2013)
Name of donor: Nominet UK
Address of donor: Minerva House, Edmund Halley Road, Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4DQ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £4,500
Destination of visit: Bali, Indonesia
Date of visit: 22-26 October 2013
Purpose of visit: parliamentary delegation to Internet Governance Forum
(Registered 22 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in Cardiff, from which rental income is received.

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