Chris Ruane MP Vale of Clwyd, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 6378

  • Email:

  • Website: Chris Ruane website

  • Constituency address

    25 Kinmel Street, Rhyl LL18 1AH United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Chris Ruane

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS: to Peter Hain as Secretary of State for Wales 2002-07, to Caroline Flint: as Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions 2007-08, as Minister for Housing, Department for Communities and Local Government 2008, to David Miliband as Foreign Secretary 2009-10; PPS to Ed Balls: as Shadow Home Secretary 2010-11, as Shadow Chancellor 2011; Opposition Whip 2011-13; PPS to Caroline Flint as Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2013-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Political and Constitutional Reform.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Clwyd North West 1992 general election. Member for Vale of Clwyd 1997-2010, for Vale of Clwyd (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Regeneration of seaside towns, housing, electoral registration, anti-poverty, environment, tourism, mindfulness.
  • Party groups

    Chair, North Wales Group of Labour MPs 2002-.
  • Countries of interest

    Belize, Ireland, Vietnam.
  • International bodies

    Member, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Election record for Vale of Clwyd, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 42.2%
Conservative 35.15%
Liberal Democrat 12.57%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Ruane, Chris Labour 15,017 42.2
Wright, Matt Conservative 12,508 35.15
Penlington, Paul Liberal Democrat 4,472 12.57
Wyn-Jones, Caryl Plaid Cymru 2,068 5.82
Si'Ree, Ian British National Party 827 2.33
Turner, Tom UK Independence Party 515 1.45
Butler, Mike Green Soc 127 0.36
Majority 2,509 votes
Electorate 55,781
Turnout (35,589) 63.8%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 25 October-1 November 2008, to China as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, at the invitation of the Jiangsu Provincial People's congress to consolidate links between the UK and China. Transport to and from China was paid for by the All-Party Parliamentary China Group from donations previously registered. All internal costs including accommodation, meals and travel were met by the Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress. (Registered 6 November 2008)

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