Wayne David

Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement)

Caerphilly Labour

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme 5 Dec 2017

    As my hon. Friend has said, the surplus gets to the heart of the issue. Does he accept that the surplus the Government have received is far in excess of their own expectations for what could have happened?
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: “Creation of UK-wide frameworks 4 Dec 2017

    But the very fact that there is no timetable surely gives weight to the argument that what we are seeing here is a crude power grab.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 29 Nov 2017

    Sharon Jones is a constituent who had a malignant brain tumour removed some 20 years ago, leaving her with excruciating headaches and severe pain in her neck and shoulders. Sharon has been in receipt of employment and support allowance, and the Department for Work and Pensions accepts that Sharon is not fit for work. However, she has now been placed in the work-related activity group and her...

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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

  • Wales
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Departmental Domestic Visits
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Bulgaria
  • 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)

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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 34 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 89.55% 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: 11 Dec 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
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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