Ben Lake

MP, Ceredigion

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Ceredigion Plaid Cymru

Ben Lake’s voting in Parliament

Ben Lake is a Plaid Cymru MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Plaid Cymru MPs.

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: UK Internal Market 16 Jan 2018

    The contribution of the UK internal market is of course important to the economy of Wales. Under Westminster rule, the economy of London and the south-east of England has steamed ahead while Wales remains one of the poorest nations in western Europe. Will the Chancellor commit to ending this rank inequality by rebalancing the UK internal market to ensure that it is not based on a set of...
  • Banks and Communities — [Mr Mike Gapes in the Chair] 11 Jan 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gapes. I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for East Lothian (Martin Whitfield) on securing a debate on a matter of the highest importance for communities across the United Kingdom. West Wales was home to some of the first banking networks, set up at the end of the 18th century to facilitate the booming trade of sheep and cattle and to...
  • Business of the House 11 Jan 2018

    May we have a statement on the records that the Government hold of former Ministry of Defence civil servants who served overseas, particularly on how such individuals should proceed if they want to access their service records? A constituent of mine served in the former British forces education service and taught in British military schools in Germany, but following a subject access request...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • S4C: Reviews
  • Immigration
  • Children: Poverty
  • Knives: Sales
  • 101 Calls

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 30 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs. See all Ben Lake’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 142 written questions since joining Parliament — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 89.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 81 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Lake’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 9 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
30 June 2017, received £456.93 from the National Assembly of Wales, Cardiff CF99 1NA, for research and administrative assistance provided to the Plaid Cymru Assembly Group before the General Election. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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