Alun Cairns

Vale of Glamorgan Conservative

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How Alun Cairns voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Alun Cairns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tickets: Touting 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will make it his policy to follow the model used for the restriction of the resale of football match tickets for other live events.
  • Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Tickets: Touting 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what action his Department is taking to prevent the resale of event tickets on the internet at a significant increase to their original face value.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 9 Apr 2014

    The surgeon general of the armed forces has raised concerns about the impact of longer NHS waiting times on soldiers based in Wales. Does the Prime Minister agree that NHS outcomes for my constituents, including soldiers, are simply not good enough, and that the Welsh Government could be undermining the operations of the armed forces and are potentially in breach of the military covenant?

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Conservative MP for Vale of Glamorgan

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completion of surveys:
£450 received for six surveys in April 2012, July 2012, September 2012, November-December 2012, and January 2013 and February 2013. Hours: 30 mins per survey, 3 hrs in total. (Registered 23 April 2013)
£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)
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 £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 January 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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