A selection of Lord Murphy of Torfaen's votes
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Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many invoices and to what value were paid by Defence Equipment and Supply after the statutory 30 days as required under the EU Directive 2011/7/EU in the last 12 months.
I remind the House that this used to be called the St David’s day debate. This is not St David’s day, but the feast day of St Caron of Tregaron, a third century Cardiganshire saint. I hope that we can remember him during the course of the day. I do not know whether this will be my last speech in this Chamber, but it might be. It will certainly be my last speech in a Welsh day...
As an aside, I add my tribute to my right hon. Friend. He is leaving, like me. We have been good friends for a long time, and we have attended these debates in the House over many years. It is important that we retain the Welsh day debate, the Welsh Grand Committee and the Select Committee on Welsh Affairs, chaired very ably by my neighbour the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T. C. Davies)....
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Entered the House of Lords on 24 November 2015
Previously MP for Torfaen until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Torfaen
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Constituencies: Wales
- Personal Independence Payment
- Offenders: Fines
Currently held offices
- Chair, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (since 26 Nov 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 26 Nov 2015)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 6 May 2010)
- The Secretary of State for Wales (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (11 Jul 2005 to 29 Jan 2008)
- The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (24 Oct 2002 to 6 May 2005)
- Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
- The Secretary of State for Wales (29 Jul 1999 to 24 Oct 2002)
- The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (1 May 1997 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Nov 1995 to 1 May 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jul 1995 to 1 Nov 1995)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Wales) (1 Jul 1988 to 1 Jul 1994)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 20 Mar 1989)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates since joining Parliament — well below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 21 written questions since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 98 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 0 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Sq, London SW1V 1BX
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: An educational allowance of £4,884 and accommodation will be provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: October 2012
(b) Date of acceptance: 3 October 2012
(b) Donor status: Registered charity
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