Wayne David’s voting in Parliament
Wayne David is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Wayne David’s votes.
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2017
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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Wayne David has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
The Prime Minister has always said that she believes in fairness, so can I ask her: would it be fair to have a taxation policy that massively benefits the top and richest 10% in our country by introducing tax cuts for them? Does she think that is fair?
I come from a mining family. Both of my grandfathers were coalminers. One worked in the Garw and Llynfi valleys and the so-called south crop, and the other worked in coalmines close by. Today, I represent a former mining constituency. My constituency contains the village of Senghenydd, which in 1913 saw the worst mining disaster in the whole of the British coalfield: 439 men and boys lost...
The Government’s procurement process for military equipment is a shambles, and nowhere is that better seen than in the way it is handling the procurement of the Type 31e frigates. Having started, then stopped, then restarted the procurement process for the Type 31s last year and imposed a totally unrealistic price ceiling of £250 million per frigate, will the Minister confirm that he has...
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Labour MP for Caerphilly
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Topics of interest
Wayne David campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Personal Independence Payment
- UK Membership of EU
- Departmental Domestic Visits
- Drugs: Shortages
- Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement) (since 12 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (1 Jul 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (1 Jul 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Scotland) (1 Jul 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (Political and Constitutional Reform) (11 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Wales) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Adam Ingram, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (28 Oct 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 Nov 2007)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1994 to 31 Jul 1998)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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