Stephen Kinnock

MP, Aberavon

Aberavon Labour

Stephen Kinnock’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Stephen Kinnock sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Stephen Kinnock generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Fraud 18 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the recent case of fraud committed at the Reading branch of HBOS, what plans she has to establish a (a) National Fraud Investigation Service and (b) central fund to reimburse local police forces for the costs of investigating such cases.
  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    In recent months, I have had 44 PIP cases in my constituency, with dozens going to appeal. Eight have already gone to appeal, and in every single one of those cases, the decision has been overturned. Does my hon. Friend agree that that is a massive and inexcusable waste of time, money and resources?
  • Article 50 29 Mar 2017

    In her letter to Donald Tusk, the Prime Minister says: “If…we leave the European Union without an agreement…we would have to trade on World Trade Organisation terms. In security terms a failure to reach agreement would mean our cooperation in the fight against crime and terrorism would be weakened.” Is she really saying that the security of our country will be traded...

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Labour MP for Aberavon

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Stephen Kinnock campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • HM Treasury
  • Blood: Contamination
  • Turkey: Syria
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme
  • Manufacturing Industries: Trade Competitiveness

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 1 Feb 2016)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 9 Nov 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Kinnock’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 73 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Aberavon & Port Talbot RFC Ltd
Address of donor: Talbot Athletic Ground, Manor St, Port Talbot SA13 1AB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Wales v England match tickets for me and my wife with a total value of £1,280

Date received: 11 February 2017

Date accepted: 11 February 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04180072

(Registered 08 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 465c Caledonian Road, London N7 9GX

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and food with a total value of £3,500

Destination of visit: Mumbai, India

Date of visit: 27-30 March 2016

Purpose of visit: part of a delegation organised by Community Union to lobby Tata over the future of the Port Talbot steelworks.

(Registered 05 April 2016)
Name of donor: European Leadership Network (ELN)
Address of donor: Suite 407, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London SE1 7SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, train, accommodation and food with a value of £822.90

Destination of visit: Brussels, Belgium

Dates of visit: 25-26 January 2017

Purpose of visit: As a member of the ELN, to attend a meeting of the Russia Contact Group, discussing Russia-West relations.

(Registered 27 January 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Brent, London: (i). (Registered 21 May 2015)
From 15 June 2016, a house in Neath Port Talbot: (i). (Registered 27 January 2017)

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