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
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Lord Wigley never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • 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?
  • Wales Bill — Report (Continued) 11 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I have listened to the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan of Ely, with interest. There are certainly arguments in support of symmetry in constitutional terms; they usually lead to various forms of federalism. If the Labour Party is indeed moving towards a federal approach, that is certainly an important development. I wish to address Amendment 20 in my name, which would provide that, if...
  • Wales Bill — Report (Continued) 11 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I am very pleased to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Grey-Thompson, and to indicate that there is all-party support for the amendments. Noble Lords will be aware of the letter which has been circulated by Bite the Ballot, signed by all four party leaders in Wales and pressing the importance of the matter. We have heard in several debates about the degree of consensus in Wales, and...

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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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