A selection of Hywel Williams's votes
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Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
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Hywel Williams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reasons her Department has reduced the number of approved English test providers for people applying for a UK visa to two from 6 April 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the cost to UK universities of reducing the number of approved English test providers for people applying for a UK visa to two from 6 April 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate his Department has made of how much cavity wall insulation has contributed to reduction of carbon dioxide emissions according to the Kyoto agreement protocols in each year since 2010.
More of Hywel Williams’s recent appearances
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
- Culture Media and Sport
- Welsh Language
- Departmental Public Expenditure
- Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
- Driving: Licensing
- Tax Credits
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)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (18 Jun 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Education) (10 Jun 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (24 May 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- 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)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2004 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow PC Spokesperson (Health) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 51 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?)
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