A selection of Huw Irranca-Davies's votes
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Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2003–2012
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 5 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will reconsider its decision to withdraw Volunteer Gliding Squadrons provision for Air Cadets in Wales.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether she plans to take forward talks on reaching an intergovernmental agreement with Ireland on expanding electricity interconnection capacity in response to the conclusions of the National Infrastructure Commission's report on Smart Power, published in March 2016.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, with reference to the Memorandum of Understanding on renewable energy trade agreed between the UK and Ireland in January 2013, what progress has been made on reaching an intergovernmental agreement with Ireland.
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Former Labour MP for Ogmore
Entered the House of Commons on 14 February 2002 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 24 March 2016 — Resigned
Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy and Climate Change
- Work and Pensions
- Food Procurement
- Bovine Tuberculosis
- Departmental Carbon Emissions
- Dangerous Dogs
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
- Chair, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Marine and Natural Environment) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Marine and Natural Environment) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- PPS (Rt Hon Jane Kennedy, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Oct 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)
- Member, Procedure Committee (24 Jun 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (10 May 2002 to 8 Jan 2004)
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Huw Irranca-Davies’s speeches
- Has received answers to 28 written questions in the last year — 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 66.81% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 76 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 648 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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