Nia Griffith

Shadow Minister (International Trade)

Labour MP for Llanelli

@NiaGriffithMP https://facebook.com/Nia-Griffith-MP-154165864657660

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Nia Griffith’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] : The Growth Plan 23 Sep 2022

    During the last 12 years of Tory Government, public services have been cut to the bone, and they now face rampant inflation and an escalation of costs. Following his announcement, what reassurances can the Chancellor give that there will be no real-terms cuts to the budgets of our public services?
  • Ukraine 22 Sep 2022

    For years, countries in eastern Europe such as Poland and the Baltic states have been warning about Russia under Putin. We absolutely must recognise the gravity, scale and multifaceted nature of the threat and the lengths that Putin may go to. While we have some encouraging bits of news, with terrain retaken in eastern Ukraine, we must not underestimate the scale of the challenges that...
  • Ukraine 22 Sep 2022

    Does the hon. Gentleman accept that many of those people are being fed by Putin’s cyber-warfare and that this country and our allies really need to invest in counter-offensive material?

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Labour MP for Llanelli

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nia Griffith campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Wales Office
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Armed Forces: Housing
  • Defence: Expenditure
  • Defence: Modernisation
  • AWACS: Procurement
  • Departmental Telephone Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (International Trade) (since 4 Dec 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (6 Oct 2016 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (14 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 9 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (28 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (7 Oct 2011 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 22 Nov 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (13 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (13 Nov 2008 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Home Office (16 Oct 2008 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), HM Treasury (16 Oct 2008 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (4 Aug 2008 to 16 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (23 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State ), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2006 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (28 Jun 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Oct 2022.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Tertulias Hispano-Britanicos
Address of donor: Madrid, Spain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and meals with a value of £370

Destination of visit: Bilbao, Spain

Dates of visit: 19-21 November 2021

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the UK-Spain Tertulia conference/symposium.

(Registered 17 December 2021)
Name of donor: Polish National Foundation
Address of donor: Aleja Jana Pawła II 12, 00-124, Warsaw, Poland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £758.67; accommodation £300; car transport £40; meals £150; total value £1,248.67

Destination of visit: Warsaw, Poland

Dates of visit: 21-24 July 2022

Purpose of visit: Participation in a delegation representing the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Poland to strengthen bilateral relations.

(Registered 27 July 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Smallholding in Carmarthenshire: (i).
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My brother in law, Philip Brady, is a freelance public relations consultant. (Registered 02 June 2015)

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