Albert Owen

MP, Ynys Môn

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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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Industry: Pensions — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    The Minister is making an important point. I, too, welcome the progress that has been made on the pension, but will she deal with the exit payments cap? No discussions were held about that. An exemption was given to the Royal Bank of Scotland, to give one example. She is a reasonable person. Nuclear workers have been caught up in this. Will she agree to look into this serious issue and come...
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Industry: Pensions — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    I heard what the Minister said and appreciate that she will take this issue back to the appropriate Minister. Will she or the Energy Minister agree to meet a delegation of cross-party representatives from the nuclear workers’ areas? She will know about early-day motion 915, to which there are 120-plus signatories. This is an issue across the country. Can we meet to have further...
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Industry: Pensions — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing the debate. She is right to talk about the double whammy faced by nuclear workers. During the passage of the said Act, reference was made to their pensions not being touched. The Government, however, broke their word, which had been given not only at the time of privatisation but last year as well. I hope that the Minister will take note of that and...

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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 31 Oct 2016)
  • 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, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 20 Feb 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 60 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 62.75% 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") 384 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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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