Lord Wigley

Former MP

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Plaid Cymru

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How Lord Wigley voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system 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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Lord Wigley never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Wales Bill — Third Reading 24 Nov 2014

    The noble Baroness touched on Silk 2 and the fact that, in Wales, we had a remarkable cross-party agreement in the Silk commission to deliver it. A lot of parties compromised to reach that agreement. Can we be assured that there will not now be further compromise? The compromise has already taken place, the Government have a unanimous report and Wales expects it to be enacted.
  • Wales Bill — Third Reading 24 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I am delighted to support the amendment as far as it goes. Of course we had amendments on Report that went a little further and would have dealt with voting for young people aged 16 and 17 in other referenda and in elections within Wales itself. I realise that as far as the Bill is concerned, the peg for this change is the fact that income tax is included in it. My colleague and...
  • UK Economy: Tourism — Question 20 Nov 2014

    My Lords, does the Minister accept that tourism is particularly important in Wales and that overseas tourism brings a disproportionately greater amount of revenue to the Welsh economy? If so, will he take up the matter with VisitBritain and encourage it to turn every stone to ensure that visitors do not just come to London but reach other parts of the UK?

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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 29 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 67.94% 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") 131 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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