How Hywel Williams voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Hywel Williams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dr McCrea. I applied for the debate because I have come across a number of cases in my constituency where it is alleged that cavity wall insulation has been installed when it should not have been, first because of the climate, which in my constituency is primarily heavy rainfall and prevailing wind-driven rain. I understand that my...
As the Minister mentioned, Alan Milburn and the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission have pointed out that under Labour’s minimum wage proposals, the rate of increase between now and 2020 would be slower than that between 1999 and 2014. Does he agree that what we have heard from the Labour party about an £8 minimum wage shows that the Labour machine is still firmly stuck on...
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Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — 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)
- Tax Credits
Currently held offices
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
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)
- Spokesperson (Children, Schools and Families; Health; International Development; Work and Pensions) (21 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson (Children, Schools & Families; Health; International Development; Work and Pensions) (21 Jul 2009 to 21 Jul 2009)
- Spokesperson (Children, Schools & Families; Health; International Development; Treasury; Work and Pensions) (29 Aug 2007 to 21 Jul 2009)
- Spokesperson (Education and Skills; Health; International Development; Treasury; Work and Pensions) (20 Oct 2006 to 29 Aug 2007)
- Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport; Education and Skills; Health; International Development; Work and Pensions) (2 Aug 2006 to 20 Oct 2006)
- Spokesperson (Culture; Education & Skills; Work & Pensions; Social Security; Health; Disability; International Development) (16 Jan 2006 to 2 Aug 2006)
- Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Spokesperson (Disability; Health; Social Security; Work and Pensions) (19 Jan 2004 to 16 Jan 2006)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 45 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 64.78% 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.
- 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Hywel Williams’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 315 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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