Hywel Williams

MP, Arfon

Arfon Plaid Cymru

Hywel Williams’s voting in Parliament

Hywel Williams is a Plaid Cymru MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Plaid Cymru MPs.

This is a selection of Hywel Williams’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Hywel Williams has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • European Convention on Human Rights: Uk Membership 26 Apr 2016

    In his reply to my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Edinburgh South West (Joanna Cherry), the Attorney General conceded that there would be substantial proposals in respect of devolution, but that there would also be “full consultation”. Does he accept that it is not a matter of full consultation, but of fundamental change to the way that the Welsh Assembly and the other...
  • Meningitis B Vaccine — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 25 Apr 2016

    I am glad of the opportunity to speak in the debate, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Bath (Ben Howlett) on securing it. I am grateful for the somewhat unexpected opportunity to make a brief contribution. I should explain my late arrival: I was detained because I had another, long-standing engagement. I was able to leave because I was in the fortunate position of being the chairman and...
  • Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales Office: Official Engagements 25 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what his engagements were for (a) 28, (b) 29 and (c) 30 March 2016.

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Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon

Entered the 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
  • Driving: Licensing
  • Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
  • Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • PC Westminster Leader (since 12 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/Europe) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (since 10 May 2004)
  • 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)
  • 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 17 Sep 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)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Health) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in surveys. Payments donated to charity or local organisations:
22 April 2015, payment of £75 for participation in Parliamentary Panel survey. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to a local fundraising appeal. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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