Wayne David

Shadow Minister (Middle East and North Africa)

Labour MP for Caerphilly

@WayneDavid_MP https://facebook.com/waynedavidforcaerphilly

Wayne David’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Legislation on Dangerous Dogs — [Dame Caroline Dinenage in the Chair] 27 Nov 2023

    The hon. Member is making a very good case, but does he recognise the danger that, by putting the focus on this one piece of legislation and by talking generally of other issues in the future, the impression will be given that one statutory instrument will be sufficient to tackle the problem? Is there not a danger that people will come to believe that, even though we know it not to be the case?
  • Legislation on Dangerous Dogs — [Dame Caroline Dinenage in the Chair] 27 Nov 2023

    The hon. Member and I visited the Hope Rescue centre in Llanharan a few months ago, where we saw and heard many moving things. I was particularly moved by the number of deformed dogs that the centre had taken from illegal dog breeders, many of which would otherwise have had to be put down. That brought home to me how illegal breeding is such a menace and really needs to be clamped down on....
  • Legislation on Dangerous Dogs — [Dame Caroline Dinenage in the Chair] 27 Nov 2023

    My hon. Friend has made a number of very good points indeed. Does he share my concern about the Government’s introduction of a ban on XL bullies? Many of the illegal breeders are quite unscrupulous individuals, as he has mentioned; if action is not taken against them, they will simply move on and create another kind of dog. As he says, the XL bully is not a distinct breed but an...

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Labour MP for Caerphilly

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

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Topics of interest

Wayne David campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Wales
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Gulf States: Overseas Aid
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Defence: Expenditure
  • Infected Blood Inquiry
  • UK Membership of EU

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Middle East and North Africa) (since 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Committee (since 19 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Speaker's Conference Committee (since 19 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 27 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 7 Mar 2023)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (13 Dec 2022 to 6 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Shark Fins Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2022 to 16 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee ( 2 Feb 2022 to 9 Feb 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) ( 2 Sep 2020 to 4 Dec 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 Apr 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee ( 5 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Member, Defence Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement) (12 Oct 2016 to 16 Jan 2020)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys. Fees donated to charity.
25 November 2022, received £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 January 2023)
30 December 2022, received £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 January 2023)
23 February 2023, payment of £150. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 February 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BT Group plc
Address of donor: 1 Braham Street, London E1 8EE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for Wales v England rugby match at the Principality Stadium, value £350
Date received: 25 February 2023
Date accepted: 25 February 2023
Donor status: company, registration 4190816
(Registered 27 February 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Sariya Al Hadi & Ali Al Rashdi & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants
Address of donor: 4th Floor, Bait Al Reem, Thaqafah St, Al Khuwair, P.O Box 2746, PC 130 Athaibah, Muscat, Oman
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation (£974.95) and travel (£5,640.84), total value £6,615.79
Destination of visit: Oman
Dates of visit: 2-6 October 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit to find out more about the important relationship between Oman and the UK.
(Registered 24 October 2023)

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