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.

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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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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Negotiations 13 Dec 2017

    Nadolig llawen a blwyddyn newydd dda i chi, Mr Speaker, and to all Members. Last week showed how important the Irish dimension is to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the negotiations. Will the Secretary of State give me a categorical assurance that Welsh ports, especially Holyhead, will be safeguarded and given the same treatment as those in Northern Ireland when it comes to trade?
  • City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 5 Dec 2017

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right to say that Swansea deserves the title in its own right, but he is also right to say that Wales deserves it. Here is a nation full of culture, wanting to share it with the rest of the world. I am from north Wales, but I will be supporting this all-Wales bid to have the city of culture. I have come off the fence: my son-in-law is from Coventry and my...
  • EU Exit Negotiations 5 Dec 2017

    Yesterday, for the first time, the Secretary of State realised that the importance of the Irish border issue extends beyond the island of Ireland. To unite the United Kingdom, will he meet the Scottish and Welsh First Ministers to discuss regulatory alignment because it impacts on everyone? If he wants to unite the United Kingdom, he must do better.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well 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 90.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 410 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

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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