Hywel Williams

MP, Arfon

Arfon Plaid Cymru

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How Hywel Williams voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Hywel Williams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill 14 Jul 2014

    I am intrigued by what the hon. Lady is saying, because the Childcare Act 2006 obliged all Welsh and English local authorities to ensure that sufficient child care for working parents and those undertaking training or education with the intention of returning to work is available. What happened?
  • Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill 14 Jul 2014

    Is the hon. Lady confident that when parents in deprived and rural areas are enabled as proposed, the market will deliver the places?
  • Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill 14 Jul 2014

    Shall I indulge in some karaoke and repeat the words that the hon. Lady used herself? I am sure that Scotland will provide a much better scheme when it is independent.

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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
  • Treasury
  • Wales
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Welsh Language
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
  • Tax Credits
  • Prisons

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (6 Jan 2014 to 10 Mar 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)

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 70 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 65.32% 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.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Hywel Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 311 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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