Roger Williams

Brecon and Radnorshire Liberal Democrat

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How Roger Williams voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails

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Roger Williams occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Bovine TB 3 Apr 2014

    I draw Members’ attention to my entry in the register of interests. Ever since I have been a Member of Parliament, I have been following the development of vaccines for badgers and cattle and I commend the Secretary of State on continuing that work, but he knows that a test that could identify diseased badgers so we could eliminate them and vaccinate the healthy badgers would really...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 2 Apr 2014

    Although I welcome the Government’s intervention on fuel bills, many rural people do not benefit from mains gas and have to depend on more expensive fuels. Will the Government investigate how they can benefit off-grid customers, who often live in fuel poverty?
  • [Dr William McCrea in the Chair] — Elliott Review and Food Crime 2 Apr 2014

    I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate and wish I could stay a little longer. She outlined different forms of food crime. One form that I am particularly interested in is the importing of bush meat into this country, particularly from west Africa. Given the outbreak of the Ebola virus, should the Government not make even more effort to ensure that that food does not come into...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Brecon and Radnorshire

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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

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 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 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 74.02% 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.
  • 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Roger Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 372 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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)
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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