Alun Cairns

MP, Vale of Glamorgan

Vale of Glamorgan Conservative

Alun Cairns’s voting in Parliament

Alun Cairns is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Alun Cairns sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Alun Cairns consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Alun Cairns never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Telecommunications: Wales 22 Jul 2015

    The Government is committed to delivering a reformed Electronic Communications Code that works for site providers, Code Operators, and ensures consumers have a choice of high quality telecommunications services. I have met with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy, to discuss improvements to digital infrastructure across Wales.
  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Telecommunications: Wales 22 Jul 2015

    Since May 2015, I have met with Three, to discuss the Electronic Communications Code and improvements to digital infrastructure, including mobile coverage across Wales. This follows a programme of meetings with Mobile Network Operators and broadcasters in the last Parliament on issues such as the Electronic Communications Code and mobile not-spots in Wales.
  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales Office: Living Wage 21 Jul 2015

    This government is the first government to introduce a compulsory Living Wage. All employers will be required to comply with the new national Living Wage of 7.20/ph for those 25 and above, as set out in the Budget.

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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 12 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 94.34% 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.
  • 103 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alun Cairns’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 212 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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