Lord Wigley

Former MP

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Plaid Cymru

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How Lord Wigley voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Lord Wigley never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 3 Nov 2014

    Representations received from the Welsh Government in relation to the replacement of the Barnett Formula – Lord Wigley. Oral Questions
  • Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 28 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I am very grateful to those who have participated in this debate—the noble Baronesses, Lady Howe, Lady Hamwee and Lady Stedman-Scott, and the noble Lord, Lord Rosser—and to the Minister for his response. Needless to say, this was a probing amendment. It was a hook on which to hang an argument here and, had it been included in the Bill, in another place. I was encouraged...
  • Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 28 Oct 2014

    I have listened carefully to the noble Baroness. Does she accept that the potential crime of coercive control is not an offence at present? It was listed in the Government’s consultation, and that is one area in which progress could be made.

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Plaid Cymru Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 January 2011

Previously MP for Caernarfon until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Caernarfon; Caernarvon


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  • Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 33 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 67.88% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
  • 11 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Wigley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 124 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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