Lord Wigley

Leader and Party President, Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru

A selection of Lord Wigley's votes

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

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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 336 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 256 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 65.77% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 150 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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