Albert Owen

MP, Ynys Môn

Ynys Môn Labour

Albert Owen campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

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

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Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU: Infrastructure in Wales — [Robert Flello in the Chair] 17 Jan 2017

    I apologise, Chair, for not being here for most of the debate. I have been in the Chamber trying to catch the eye of the Speaker on this very issue. The Minister is right that many of the infrastructure schemes are projects initiated by the Welsh Government, but INTERREG, which has been important to west Wales and links to Ireland, may now be under different criteria. Will the UK Government,...
  • Leaving the EU: Infrastructure in Wales — [Robert Flello in the Chair] 17 Jan 2017

    At the inception of the north Wales growth deal, it was envisaged that it would include European money, because it was linking England, Wales and the Republic of Ireland. Is the Minister suggesting that there will be a bid to Europe before we exit the European Union? If that is not the case, does he envisage the UK Government working with the Irish Government and the Welsh Government to get...
  • New Partnership with the EU 17 Jan 2017

    The Secretary of State has said that maintaining the common travel area between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is an objective, and he has mentioned the history, but for the first time ever, one partner will be a member of the European Union and one will not. Can he give some clarity to people such as myself, who are by a porous border with the Republic of Ireland, on whether...

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Labour MP for Ynys Môn

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 20 Oct 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (14 Jul 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • 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 50 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Albert Owen’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 377 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until February 2016, I employed my son-in-law, Samuel Blyth, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 01 September 2016)

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