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Conservative MP for Monmouth
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Davies voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Health, Work and Pensions, Defence, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Expenditure, Parliamentary Questions, Departmental Assets, Departmental Internet, Equality and Diversity
(based on written questions asked by David Davies and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Marriage (Wales) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Counter-Terrorism Bill Committee (10 out of 14)
- UK Borders Bill Committee (11 out of 14)
- Criminal Defence Service Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
- Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Transport (Wales) Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change (21 May 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for what reason his Department relies on the Met Office's assessment of the probability in relation to global temperatures of a linear trend with first-order autoregressive noise rather than a driftless third-order autoregressive integrated model.”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Housing Benefit (15 May 2013)
“Is it not the case that, despite the jeering and catcalls from Opposition Members, they will make no commitment to reverse those reforms, which have been introduced because of the financial mess the country is in? They know that better than most since they were the ones who caused it.”
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“Will the hon. Lady give way?”
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- Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — 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 74.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 246 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. 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||£23,816 (86th)||£23,020 (188th)||£22,101 (joint 203rd with 2 others)||£21,634|
|Office running costs||£21,603 (143rd)||£23,056 (90th)||£21,708 (198th)||£16,878|
|Staffing costs||£81,247 (557th)||£81,646 (505th)||£54,197 (640th)||£45,717|
|Communications Allowance||£20,557 (10th)||£17,097 (11th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£15,473 (60th)1||£11,759 (152nd)2||£11,274 (157th)||£9,346|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£488 (215th)||£130 (joint 361st with 1 other)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£456 (208th)||£208 (295th)||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||£2,245 (joint 484th with 1 other)||£525 (475th)||£643 (joint 449th with 1 other)||£849|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,360 (499th)||£2,309 (367th)||£2,472||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,039 (joint 547th with 3 others)||£1,014 (joint 385th with 19 others)||£1,014|
|Total||£165,397 (121st)||£160,198 (99th)||£113,376 (593rd)||£97,910|