Ann Clwyd

MP, Cynon Valley

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Cynon Valley Labour

Ann Clwyd’s voting in Parliament

Ann Clwyd is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Ann Clwyd sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ann Clwyd voted for a statutory register of lobbyists, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Ann Clwyd has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Contracts: Iraq 11 Jun 2018

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, which Iraq (a) Government bodies, (b) non-Governmental organisations, (c) parliamentary bodies and (i) UK and (ii) Iraq (d) research foundations and (e) training entities have contracts with the UK Government for the provision of services in Iraq (A) currently and (B) which were signed in the last two years; what sums have been made available for...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Guatemala: Human Rights 8 Jun 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Guatemala on the killing of human rights defenders and community leaders Luis Marroquin, Jose Can Xol and Mateo Chaman Paau this month.
  • Turkey 7 Jun 2018

    Thank you very much for calling me, Madam Deputy Speaker. I was half asleep, but not because I disagreed with anything I have heard so far. It has been very nice to be in the Chamber and agree with Members on the Government Benches on this issue. I am a very old friend of Turkey. I first went there when I was a Member of the European Parliament in 1983-84. I went to Istanbul on behalf of...

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Labour MP for Cynon Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

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Topics of interest

Ann Clwyd campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Trade and Industry
  • Wales
  • Defence
  • Afghanistan
  • Indonesia
  • Child Abuse in North Wales Judicial Inquiry Review
  • Arms Export Licences
  • Miners' Compensation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 12 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party (24 May 2005 to 5 Dec 2006)
  • Special Envoy to PM on Human Rights in Iraq (26 May 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jan 1993 to 1 Jan 1994)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Nov 1992 to 1 Jan 1993)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (1 Jul 1992 to 1 Nov 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (1 Jan 1989 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jan 1988)
  • Member, Private Bill Procedure (Joint Committee) (12 Nov 1986 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (1 Feb 1985 to 9 Feb 1988)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1983 to 31 Jul 1984)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Ann Clwyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 63 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ann Clwyd’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 668 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
A flat in North Wales: (i) and until 19 July 2017, (ii). (Updated 02 August 2017)

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