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Former Independent MP for Blaenau Gwent
- Entered Parliament on 30 June 2006 — Byelection
- Left Parliament on 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Majority: 2,484 votes. — 488th out of 643 MPs.
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Dai Davies voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
Most recent appearances
- Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Passports: Fraud (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the Oral Statement of 23 March 2010, Official Report, columns 133-4, on UK passports (use in Dubai murder), what the other reasons are for not releasing the report by the Serious Organised Crime Agency.”
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Public Buildings: Energy (8 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether there are mechanisms in place to assist the provision of energy efficiency measures and equipment in (a) community centres, (b) public halls, (c) social clubs and (d) other community facilities; and what recent representations he has received from community representatives on those matters.”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: World Urban Forum (6 Apr 2010)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government who represented his Department at the World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro in March 2010; and whether his Department allocated funding to that forum.”
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 330 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 75.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 29 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 44 people are tracking this MP.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — well below 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||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£22,442 (170th)||£22,506 (265th)||£12,729 (529th)|
|Office running costs||£9,081 (594th)||£13,738 (499th)||£7,106 (635th)|
|Staffing costs||£89,456 (459th)||£79,059 (542nd)||£70,637 (591st)|
|Communications Allowance||£353 (589th)||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£4,098 (501st)1||£2,698 (558th)2||£2,198 (583rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£165 (joint 302nd with 1 other)||£56 (405th)||£266 (joint 297th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£313 (247th)||£219 (290th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£72 (88th)||£70 (joint 95th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£1,703 (joint 556th with 1 other)||£48 (639th)||£354 (joint 587th with 2 others)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£408 (626th)||£755 (604th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£895 (616th)||£895 (568th)|
|Total||£127,683 (557th)||£119,697 (601st)||£94,940 (637th)|