Paul Flynn

MP, Newport West

Newport West Labour

Paul Flynn’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Paul Flynn sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Paul Flynn consistently voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Paul Flynn generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Paul Flynn’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Paul Flynn’s full vote analysis page for more.

Paul Flynn has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

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Labour MP for Newport West

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

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Topics of interest

Paul Flynn campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Nuclear Power
  • Afghanistan
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Iraq

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (3 Jul 2016 to 7 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (3 Jul 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Dec 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 8 Dec 1997)
  • Member, Transport Committee (26 Oct 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1988 to 1 Jun 1989)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Royalty payments from Biteback Publishing, 3 Albert Embankment London SE1 7SP. No additional hours. These payments are donated to charity. (Updated 05 September 2016)
26 June 2017, I received payment of £133.95. (Registered 03 October 2017)
10 January 2017, I received payment of £184.20. (Registered 04 October 2017)
29 December 2017, I received payment of £155.91. (Registered 17 January 2018)
30 May 2018, payment of £101.05. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 May 2018)
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees are donated to charity.
23 February 2017, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 October 2017)
12 June 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 03 October 2017)
22 September 2017, payment of £150. Hours: 80 mins. (Registered 03 October 2017)
11 October 2017, payment of £150. Hours: 75 mins. (Registered 11 October 2017)
17 November 2017, payment of £75. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 22 November 2017)
5 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
2 February 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 40 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
16 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 May 2018)
25 June 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 June 2018)
7 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 August 2018)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing surveys. All fees donated to charity.
12 January 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
27 February 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
28 March 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
3 April 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
15 September 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
28 November 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
19 December 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
20 December 2017, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 15-20 mins. (Registered 17 January 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Lynne Samantha Flynn, as Senior Secretary.

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