Rt Hon Ann Clwyd MP

Rt Hon Ann Clwyd MP


Cynon Valley



Address as

Ann Clwyd

Contact details


4th Floor, Crown Buildings, Aberdare, CF44 7DW
Tel: 01685871394


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6609
Fax: 020 7219 5943

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Cynon Valley 2015-
Member for Cynon Valley 1984-15
Contested Gloucester General Election 1974
Contested Denbigh General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 1994-95
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 1993-94
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) 1992-93
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales 1992-92
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 1989-92
Shadow Minister (Education) 1987-88

Other posts

Post Date
Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party 2005-06
Special Envoy to PM on Human Rights in Iraq 2003-10
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1983-84

Select committees

Post House Date
Foreign Affairs Committee Commons 2010-15
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Commons 2010-15
International Development Committee Commons 1997-05
Private Bill Procedure (Joint Committee) Commons 1986-88
European Legislation Commons 1985-88

Political interests

Human rights, international development, animal welfare, foreign policy

Countries of interest

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


General Election 2015 General Election - Cynon Valley

Name Party Votes Share Change
Ann Clwyd Lab 14532 47.69% -4.8%
Cerith Griffiths PC 5126 16.82% -3.5%
Rebecca Rees-Evans UKIP 4976 16.33% 13.0%
Keith Dewhurst Con 3676 12.06% 2.0%
Angharad Jones LD 830 2.72% -11.1%
John Matthews Green 799 2.62%
Chris Beggs SLP 533 1.75%
Majority 9406 30.87%
Turnout 30472 59.26%
Electorate 51422
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2015 for detailed results.

View the Commons Library elections site for detailed analysis of election data.