Roger Williams

MP, Brecon and Radnorshire

Brecon and Radnorshire Liberal Democrat

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How Roger Williams voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Roger Williams occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Devolution of Fiscal Policy 22 Oct 2014

    I, too, welcome the Secretary of State to his post and look forward to working with him. I also welcome the Government’s concession on the lockstep in the other place. With that in mind, does he agree that every step forward increases the accountability and maturity of the Welsh Assembly?
  • Cycling: National Pollinator Strategy 16 Oct 2014

    I, too, pay tribute to the hon. Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton) for securing this important debate. I know that many Members of Parliament have an interest in it, and I also congratulate the Select Committees involved on the work they have done. Next Wednesday, 22 October, hon. Members are all welcome to come to Brecon and Radnorshire day, and I hope Peter Guthrie will be...
  • Cycling: National Pollinator Strategy 16 Oct 2014

    I entirely agree. Co-ordination is needed not just within this country, but in other countries, to ensure that the research is productive and can be applied to encourage more pollinators. Let me say a few words about the systemic neonicotinoids that have been banned in this country and across the EU for two years. I am not sure what figures are most accurate on the reduction in yield, but I...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Brecon and Radnorshire

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Christmas
  • Departmental Food
  • Freedom of Information
  • Departmental Staff
  • Avian Influenza

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (12 Jul 2010 to 25 Nov 2013)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales; Shadow Environment, Energy, Food and Rural Affair Minister (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Jul 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (20 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Whip (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh Affairs (4 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 21 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 22 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 388 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £75 received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for participation in opinion survey. Hours: 45 mins. Paid to Brecon & Radnorshire Liberal Democrats. (Registered 17 October 2013)
Payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for research interview. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Payment of £150 received from Envoy Partnership Ltd, Chancery Station House, 31-33 High Holborn Road, London WC1V 6AX, for an interview. Hours: 1 hr. Paid to Brecon & Radnorshire Liberal Democrats. (Registered 8 September 2014)
8. Land and Property
Half share in farmland at Tredomen Court, Wales.
Half share in three houses in Tredomen, Brecon, from which rental income is received.
Half share in a house in Exmouth, Devon, from which rental income is received.
9. Shareholdings
Partner in R. H. Williams; a farming partnership.  (Updated 15 June 2012)

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