Hywel Williams

Former MP, Arfon

Arfon Plaid Cymru

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How Hywel Williams voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Hywel Williams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Caernarfon

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Wales
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Welsh Language
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
  • Driving: Licensing
  • Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 18 Nov 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Education) (since 10 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 24 May 2005)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (since 10 May 2004)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Health) (since 10 May 2001)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 10 May 2001)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (6 Jan 2014 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (18 Jun 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2005 to 10 May 2006)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 83 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 325 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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