Ben Lake

MP, Ceredigion

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Ceredigion Plaid Cymru

Ben Lake’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Protection of Civilians in Afrin 12 Mar 2018

    As has already been mentioned by Members on both sides of the House, the Kurds have been key allies in our fight against Daesh. Just in the interests of clarity, do the Government consider Turkey’s continued attacks on Afrin as contravening UN Security Council resolution 2401? If so, does the Minister not agree that condemning them in the strongest possible terms is not only the right...
  • European Union Citizenship 7 Mar 2018

    Being a citizen of the EU brings tangible benefits, and I want to return the debate to focusing a little on the impact of European citizenship on UK citizens. It allows people from the UK to move easily to mainland Europe and between European countries, be it for work, study or pleasure. Furthermore, when we are in Europe it enables us to enjoy a range of rights on healthcare, education, work...
  • European Union Citizenship 7 Mar 2018

    I thank the hon. Lady for her intervention, although I fear that perhaps she mistakes the point I was making. Perhaps I was not clear enough: I am discussing the rights of UK citizens and their ability to travel to Europe to work and to live. The issue is not freedom of movement; I am talking about a system that people would be able to opt into, but that they could also opt out of. It is...

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

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 39 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs. See all Ben Lake’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 170 written questions since joining Parliament — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 87.97% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 16 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 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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