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 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
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2016
Generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
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
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Wayne David has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the reasons for the decline in the number of drink-driving convictions between 2004 and 2014.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans that HMS Queen Elizabeth will achieve carrier strike capability.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what date has been set for the inaugural sailing of the HMS Queen Elizabeth.
More of Wayne David’s recent appearances
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
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Trade and Industry
- Personal Independence Payment
- Departmental Domestic Visits
- UK Membership of EU
- 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 26 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 69.74% 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.
- 49 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Wayne David’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 514 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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