Lord Wigley

Former MP

Plaid Cymru

A selection of Lord Wigley's votes

See full list of topics voted on

  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 30 Nov 2015

    Recommendations of the Silk Commission Report – Lord Wigley. Oral questions
  • Domestic Violence — Question 24 Nov 2015

    Is the Minister aware of the substantial growth in cyberstalking over recent months and years? Is he satisfied that adequate powers are available, under anti-stalking legislation or other legislation, and will he make it his business to link up with those in the police force who are quite concerned about this?
  • European Union Referendum Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) 23 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I am glad to have the opportunity to welcome the amendment put forward by the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, because it touches on an area that could cause considerable confusion and difficulties to charities. I am involved with a number of them and have known some of the problems that have arisen in the context of elections. It is quite clearly not a question of campaigning in a...

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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 the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Caernarfon; Caernarvon

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 16 Dec 1997)
  • Leader and Party President, Plaid Cymru (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Leader and Party President, Plaid Cymru (1 Jan 1981 to 1 Jan 1984)


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  • Has spoken in 280 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 240 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 66.82% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above 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") 145 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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