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Former Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
- Entered Parliament on 7 June 2001 — General election
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
- Majority: 6,718 votes. — 329th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Adam Price voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in their last parliament.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Defence: Low Flying (6 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many wind farm developers have agreed with his Department that low-flying aircraft activity may take place in the area of their wind farms.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Devolution Settlement (17 Mar 2010)
“Why is it right for an English Minister to sit as judge and jury on the question of bilingual juries? Should this not be a decision made in Wales for Wales by a Welsh Government elected by the Welsh people?”
- Business of the House: High Speed Rail (11 Mar 2010)
“The Minister has stressed the economic benefits from HS2, but surely the corollary is that under his proposals, Wales will be the only nation in this island that will remain unconnected to the European high speed network, so it will be economically disadvantaged as a result. Will he explain to the people of Wales-they have, after all, loyally supported his party in successive elections-what...”
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 57.69% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
- 51 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 213 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£16,610 (397th)||£22,788 (241st)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,291 (joint 204th with 1 other)||£19,597 (304th)||£18,009 (joint 2nd with 55 others)|
|Office running costs||£20,938 (179th)||£19,065 (292nd)||£22,570 (168th)||£23,243||£19,318 (joint 110th with 2 others)||£18,272 (434th)||£17,864 (joint 398th with 1 other)||£19,754 (172nd)|
|Staffing costs||£96,494 (287th)||£90,773 (163rd)||£87,150 (184th)||£80,838||£70,336 (joint 324th with 20 others)||£62,708 (549th)||£65,308 (277th)||£57,171 (39th)|
|Communications Allowance||£6,371 (429th)||£4,011 (506th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£9,479 (222nd)1||£9,290 (250th)2||£10,541 (196th)||£9,343||£12,379 (255th)||£13,232 (206th)||£11,367 (273rd)||£9,117 (268th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£825 (94th)||£1,504 (46th)||£1,001 (129th)||£2,272||£1,627 (joint 105th with 1 other)||£1,229 (126th)||£419 (joint 281st with 1 other)||£783 (164th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,703 (joint 556th with 1 other)||£283 (589th)||£272 (614th)||£140||£268 (607th)||£558 (480th)||£814 (joint 428th with 1 other)||£1,066 (300th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£510 (joint 613th with 2 others)||£1,048 (577th)||£480||£805 (598th)||£2,363 (349th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,440 (42nd)||£1,237 (76th)||£0||£1,838 (joint 413th with 2 others)||£1,838 (joint 406th with 2 others)||£1,838 (joint 395th with 1 other)||£1,838 (361st)|
|Total||£152,420 (297th)||£149,664 (271st)||£145,929 (156th)||£137,950||£127,473 (243rd)||£120,491 (300th)||£117,207 (232nd)||£107,738 (28th)|