Lord Wigley

Former MP

Plaid Cymru

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How Lord Wigley voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Lord Wigley never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Wales Bill — Second Reading 22 Jul 2014

    I asked a specific question on that. If the cost of the M4 relief road around Newport is 930 million, or so, and the limit on the borrowing, prior to having a referendum that would enable more to be levered in, is 500 million, does the balance—the 438 million, or whatever the figure is—have to come out of the capital budget of the National Assembly, and does that...
  • Wales Bill — Second Reading 22 Jul 2014

    I noted the way in which the noble Lord nipped out quickly to get a copy, quoting from an earlier debate. The question I want to put is this. Would he apply the same change to Scotland now, given the political arithmetic there?
  • Wales Bill — Second Reading 22 Jul 2014

    When I spoke earlier noble Lords may recall that I, too, had a preference for STV as a system, but I put forward the idea of two Members to each constituency—in the context not of an 80-Member Assembly but of a larger Assembly where there would still be a list, a presence that would bring proportionality or at least something approaching it.

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 34 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 69.89% 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") 105 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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