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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.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2018–2021.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
48 votes for, 6 votes against, 10 absences, between 2017–2020.
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2020.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2020.
Voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2021.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2021.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to provisions in the Schools Bill, what steps he has taken to ensure that sufficient safeguards are in place around the (a) use and (b) protection of the data collected as part of the proposed requirements to create a register of home schooled children; what assessment he has made of the compatibility of those provisions with GDPR;...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people fall under Article 30 of the EU Withdrawal Act 2018, and are therefore subject to EU Social Security Coordination rules in respect of benefit support in (a) the UK, (b) Wales and (c) Ceredigion constituency.
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when she plans to bring forward legislative proposals for the Media Bill, as announced in the Queen's Speech 2022; and what assessment she has made of the potential merits of ensuring Welsh language free-to-air coverage of national sporting events.
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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 Digital
- Media and Sport
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Office
- EU Grants and Loans
- S4C: Reviews
- Self-employment Income Support Scheme
- Forensic Science
- Telecommunications: Infrastructure
Currently held offices
- Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
- Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
- Member, Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill Committee (since 3 Nov 2021)
- 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, Welsh Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Aug 2022.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: S4C
Address of donor: Canolfan S4C, Yr Egin, Carmarthen SA31 3EQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for one at Wales v New Zealand
rugby match in Cardiff, estimated value £600
Date received: 30 October 2021
Date accepted: 30 October 2021
Donor status: other (public service broadcaster)
(Registered 10 December 2021)
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