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.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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

  • Leaving the EU: Wales — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer said that there will be a guarantee, but only for those projects that “meet UK priorities”. That is a qualification, surely.
  • Leaving the EU: Wales — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    My hon. Friend will be aware that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has made that promise, but he has also said that he wants to guarantee funding for projects that meet UK priorities. Does that not imply that the Government intend to use this opportunity to insist that money is spent on their priorities, rather than those agreed with partners and the European Union?
  • Exiting the European Union: EU Regional Funding 20 Oct 2016

    What discussions he has had with his Cabinet colleagues on EU regional funding as part of his preparations for negotiations on the UK leaving the EU.

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Labour MP for Caerphilly

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


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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (Political and Constitutional Reform) (Justice) (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 56 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Wayne David’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — 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 68.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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.
  • 46 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Wayne David’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 504 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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