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 against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
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Wayne David has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Stoke-on-Trent North (Ruth Smeeth) on her opening speech. The debate has been important because of the significance of the defence aerospace industry to this country and to our nation’s defence. I wish to make two points. The second is about the need for a well-thought-out industrial strategy for the sector. First, though, I wish to address...
I very much support what the hon. Gentleman is saying, but does he agree that there is also the issue of adequate resources being allocated to both the Border and Immigration Agency and local authorities to ensure that regulations are properly enforced? That is an issue that we cannot get away from.
Will the Minister give way?
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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
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Ministry of Defence
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Personal Independence Payment
- Departmental Domestic Visits
- UK Membership of EU
- 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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- Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Wayne David’s speeches
- Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — above 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 88.10% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 525 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.
Name of donor: Taipei Representative Office
Address of donor: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for my wife and me, flights costing £3,200; accommodation costing £900; meals costing £500; local transport costing £120; £4,720 in total
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Dates of visit: 8 - 15 April 2017
Purpose of visit: To meet and hold discussions with senior political figures, including the President.
(Registered 24 April 2017)
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