Dr Alan Williams

Former Labour MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

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Dr Alan Williams is a former MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr.

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Former Labour MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

Also represented Carmarthen

Future MPs in this constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Foot and Mouth 15 Mar 2001

    I do not know the circumstances that led to the appalling incident in Llanidloes in which a farmer took 23 sheep with suspected foot and mouth to the abattoir. However, will my right hon. Friend tell me what information farmers are given about the disease by way of leaflets, videos or whatever? They might not have encountered the disease before but they must be as vigilant as can be; early...
  • Orders of the Day — Miners' Compensation (South Wales) 13 Mar 2001

    My hon. Friend vividly described a miner in Seven Sisters in his constituency. In the light of that description, does he agree that it is unjust that the miners' own trade union is clawing back 5 per cent. of the compensation settlement as a levy? We have heard Mr. Hancock say a lot about clawback and how wrong it is that it applies to some individuals. However, with regard to the union, all...
  • Orders of the Day — Miners' Compensation (South Wales) 13 Mar 2001

    I apologise to my hon. Friend the Minister for calling him to the House at this very late hour, but the circumstances were well beyond my control and that of other Labour Members. I am grateful to Mr. Speaker and the authorities here for allowing me the opportunity of an Adjournment debate on the levy imposed on miners' compensation settlements by the south Wales area of the National...

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