Wayne David

MP, Caerphilly

Caerphilly Labour

Wayne David campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Wayne David has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Yemen 19 Dec 2016

    I thank the Secretary of State for his statement and for advance sight of it. We are all deeply concerned about the ongoing conflict in Yemen and the dire humanitarian situation it has caused. As the House is aware, there have been widespread allegations that both sides in the conflict have violated international law. The latest revelation that UK-made cluster munitions have been used by the...
  • Exiting the Eu: Businesses in Wales 14 Dec 2016

    Does the Minister agree that the most disappointing aspect of this debate has been the absence of a single speech from a Conservative party Member of Parliament for Wales?
  • Exiting the Eu: Businesses in Wales 14 Dec 2016

    We understand that the Government have given some assurances about the continuation of what would have been European funding. Does my hon. Friend share my concern about the fact that the Government are also talking about changing expenditure priorities?

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Profile

Labour MP for Caerphilly

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Wales
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Trade and Industry
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Departmental Domestic Visits
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Bulgaria
  • Electoral Register

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement) (since 12 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (12 Oct 2016 to 15 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (1 Jul 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (1 Jul 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (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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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Wayne David’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 70.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 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.
  • 47 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Wayne David’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 508 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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