Mark Williams

MP, Ceredigion

Ceredigion Liberal Democrat

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Mark Williams’s voting in Parliament

Mark Williams is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

This is a selection of Mark Williams’s votes.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Mark Williams has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 6 Jul 2016

    Broadband in Wales – Mark Williams. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Human Rights in Iran — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 28 Jun 2016

    It is a privilege to serve under your chairmanship this morning, Sir Edward. I again congratulate the hon. Member for Hendon (Dr Offord) on securing this important debate on the desperate human rights situation in Iran. Like him, I have attended the annual gatherings in Paris sponsored by the National Council of Resistance of Iran. I draw the attention of the House to my entry in the...
  • Human Rights in Iran — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] 28 Jun 2016

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on that intervention. He is right. I have said in debates in the past that there is a grudging acceptance by the FCO that the proscription has been lifted. I deeply regret that there has been a reluctance from the Foreign Office to rise to the terms of that de-proscription. One way it could rise to that challenge would be, as we have heard, to allow...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Ceredigion

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Wales
  • Treasury
  • Western Sahara
  • Sustainable Development
  • Morocco
  • Mobile Phones
  • Western Sahara: Politics and Government

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Innovation, Universities and Skills) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (10 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2005 to 10 Mar 2006)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Michael Woods
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Tenby and District Social and Liberal Democrat Association
Address of donor: Primrose Villa, Narberth Road, Tenby, SA70 8JD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: Unincorporated association

(Registered 08 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: National Council for Resistance in Iran (NCRI), UK
Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H OHW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel, accommodation and meals; total value £415

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 12-14 June 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend NCRI supporters rally, and various meetings with other parliamentarians around the world.

(Registered 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: National Council for Resistance in Iran
Address of donor: 83 Victoria St, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Train, accommodation and flights, value £403.50

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 10-11 October 2015

Purpose of visit: Attending conference on human rights

(Registered 02 December 2015)

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