Nia Griffith

MP, Llanelli

Llanelli Labour

Nia Griffith campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Nia Griffith’s voting in Parliament

Nia Griffith is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Nia Griffith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nia Griffith generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Nia Griffith has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Wales Bill: Apprenticeship levy 12 Sep 2016

    I welcome the additional energy consents that the Government are now going to include in the Bill, and I especially welcome the measures relating to grid connections. When planning consent has been determined in Wales for energy projects such as wind turbines, the issue of grid connection has imposed an additional bureaucratic burden. Until now, it has been a matter reserved to the United...
  • Wales Bill: Apprenticeship levy 12 Sep 2016

    Will the Minister give us an assurance that he will do everything possible to hurry up the negotiations and ensure that everything is done to facilitate the smooth operation of the apprenticeship levy? There is a lot of uncertainty for Welsh colleges and Welsh young people about how it will work.
  • Wales Bill: Establishment of Two Distinct Jurisdictions 12 Sep 2016

    I rise to speak to new clause 3, on railways, and to amendment 2, on the community infrastructure levy. Back in our Labour manifesto for the 2011 Assembly elections, we put forward the idea of exploring the possibility that a not-for-profit organisation should have the option to bid for the Wales and Borders rail franchise, in the same way that Dwr Cymru Welsh Water is owned by a...

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Profile

Labour MP for Llanelli

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Wales
  • Wales Office
  • Departmental Telephone Services
  • Post Offices: Finance
  • Transition Fund
  • Prisoners: Drugs
  • Employment Tribunals

Other offices held in the past

  • 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), HM Treasury (16 Oct 2008 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Home Office (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Nia Griffith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.86% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 76 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nia Griffith’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 378 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

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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