Rt Hon Peter Hain MP

Rt Hon Peter Hain MP





Address as

Mr Hain

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3925
Fax: 020 7219 3816


39 Windsor Road, Neath, SA11 1NB
Tel: 01639 630152
Fax: 01639 641196

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Neath 1991-
Contested Putney General Election 1987
Contested Putney General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales 2010-12
Secretary of State for Wales 2009-10
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2007-08
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2005-07
Leader of the House of Commons and Lord Privy Seal 2003-05
Secretary of State for Wales 2002-08
Minister of State (Europe) 2001-02
Minister of State (Energy and Competitiveness in Europe) 2001-01
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1999-00
Parliamentary Under Secretary (Welsh Office) 1997-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 1996-97
Opposition Whip (Commons) 1995-96

Select committees

Post House Date
Modernisation of the House of Commons (Chair) Commons 2003-05
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 2003-05

Political interests

Social justice, democratic renewal including Lords reform, electoral reform and devolution, environmental policy including renewable energy, foreign affairs

Countries of interest

Southern Africa, Spain

General Election 2010 General Election - Neath

Name Party Votes Share Change
Hain, Peter Lab 17172 46.26% -6.3%
Llywelyn, Alun PC 7397 19.93% 2.8%
Little, Frank LD 5535 14.91% 0.6%
Owens, Emmeline Con 4847 13.06% 1.5%
Green, Michael BNP 1342 3.62%
Bevan, James UKIP 829 2.23%
Majority 9775 26.33%
Turnout 37122 64.79%
Electorate 57295
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.