Rt Hon Ann Clwyd

Ann Clwyd

Constituency

Cynon Valley

Party

Labour

Address as

Ms Clwyd

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6609
Fax: 020 7219 5943
ann.clwyd.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

6 Dean Court, Dean Street, Aberdare, CF44 7BN
Tel: 01685 871394
Fax: 01685 883006

Biography

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

Parliamentary career

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

Party groups

Member, National Executive Committee, Labour Party 1983-84; Chair, Tribune Group 1986-87

Select committees

Member: International Development 1997-2005, Foreign Affairs 2010-, Arms Export Controls 2011-

International bodies

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

Political interests

Human rights, international development, animal welfare

Countries of interest

Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Russia, East Timor, Turkey, Vietnam

General Election 2010 - Cynon Valley

Name Party Votes %
Clwyd, Ann Lab 15681 52.37%
Davies, Dafydd PlC 6064 20.25%
Thacker, Lee Lib Dem 4120 13.76%
Ash, Juliette Con 3010 10.06%
Hughes, Frank UKIP 1001 3.35%
Result Lab Hold (8.68% from Lab to PlC)