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.
This is a random selection of Ben Lake’s votes.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2020.
Generally voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2021–2022.
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2019–2022.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 3 absences, between 2021–2022.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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Will the Minister give way?
On rental accommodation, I am sure the Minister will agree that too often students find themselves having to go for substandard accommodation due to price constraints. Will he consider that in delivering future support?
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Christopher. I congratulate the hon. Member for Stirling (Alyn Smith) on securing the debate and making such an impressive introductory speech. Indeed, I agree with all his points, so I will try to keep my remarks brief. As with other Members—especially those who represent rural areas—the need for better broadband is something that...
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Plaid Cymru MP for Ceredigion
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Office
- EU Grants and Loans
- S4C: Reviews
- Self-employment Income Support Scheme
- Telecommunications: Infrastructure
- Forensic Science
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Jun 2023)
- Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Education) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Health and Social Care) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Housing, Communities & Local Government) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (The Constitution and Welsh Affairs) (since 21 Jul 2020)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 26 Jan 2022)
- Member, Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill Committee ( 3 Nov 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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