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 strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Roger Williams occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • 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)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (20 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (8 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Whip (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (10 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 2004 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) (15 Jan 2004 to 27 May 2004)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 26 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 72.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 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.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 401 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for participation in surveys. Payments donated to my constituency party:
Payment of £200 for research interview. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 14 March 2014)
16 September 2014, payment of £200 for interview on 8 July 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2015)
27 January 2015, payment of £200 for interview on 9 December 2014. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 2 February 2015)
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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