Albert Owen

MP, Ynys Môn

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Ynys Môn Labour

Albert Owen’s voting in Parliament

Albert Owen is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Albert Owen sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Albert Owen generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Albert Owen has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Refugees (Family Reunion) (No.2) Bill 16 Mar 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman—my fellow bilingual island MP—on bringing forward the Bill. He used the powerful word “motivation” in his opening remarks. When we see refugees without their families, either in camps or processing centres, we can see the loneliness etched on their faces. When we see them together as a family unit, we see why they are motivated and why...
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Marine Energy 13 Mar 2018

    What discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the place of marine energy in the industrial strategy; and if he will make a statement.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Marine Energy 13 Mar 2018

    At the heart of the industrial strategy is spreading prosperity across the whole of the United Kingdom, and working with devolved Administrations in our nations and regions will help to achieve that. The Welsh Government are working with practical developers—Minesto, an international company, and local company Morlais—to develop marine energy in my part of the world. The Secretary...

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Labour MP for Ynys Môn

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

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Topics of interest

Albert Owen campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Wales
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Railways
  • Biodiversity
  • Poultry Meat
  • Thailand
  • Energy: Prices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (14 Jul 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 20 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (20 Oct 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (6 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Albert Owen’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 417 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9SD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint owner with my wife of terraced house in North Yorkshire: (i). (Registered 02 October 2012)

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