Ann Clwyd MP Cynon Valley, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 6609

  • Fax 020 7219 5943

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    Fourth Floor, Crown Buildings, Aberdare CF44 7HU United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Ann Clwyd

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

    Shadow Minister of Education and Women's Rights 1987-88; Shadow Secretary of State for: International Development 1989-92, Wales 1992, National Heritage 1992-93; Opposition Spokesperson for: Employment 1993-94, Foreign Affairs 1994-95; Assistant to John Prescott as Deputy Leader of Labour Party 1994-95; Special envoy to Iraq on human rights 2003-10.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Committees on Arms Export Controls; Foreign Affairs.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Denbigh 1970 and Gloucester October 1974 general elections. Member for Cynon Valley 3 May 1984 by-election to 2010, for Cynon Valley (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Human rights, international development, animal welfare.
  • Party groups

    Member, National Executive Committee, Labour Party 1983-84; Chair, Tribune Group 1986-87.
  • Countries of interest

    Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Russia, East Timor, Turkey, Vietnam.
  • International bodies

    Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group: Chair 2004-07, Vice-chair 2010-13.

Election record for Cynon Valley, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 52.37%
Plaid Cymru 20.25%
Liberal Democrat 13.76%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Clwyd, Ann Labour 15,681 52.37
Davies, Dafydd Trystan Plaid Cymru 6,064 20.25
Thacker, Lee Liberal Democrat 4,120 13.76
Ash, Juliette Conservative 3,010 10.06
Hughes, Frank UK Independence Party 1,001 3.35
Majority 9,617 votes
Electorate 50,650
Turnout (29,948) 59.13%

Registered interests

Land and Property: A flat in North Wales from which I receive rental income.

Overseas visits: 30 October-2 November 2008, to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, to speak at a memorial service and conference for former Deputy Prime Minister Erdal Inonu. The flights were paid for by the Friedrich Ebert Institute. (Registered 12 November 2008)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Twelve days filming work in Cambodia with Green Bay Media Limited, from 31 December 2008-12 January 2009, for a Welsh television production. Fee £1,500 (Up to £5,000) and all expenses of the visit were paid by Green Bay Media Limited. (Registered 26 January 2009)

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