A selection of Alan Williams's votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 1999–2007
Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2003–2007
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1997–2004
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
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It is because those very factors need to be taken into account that the amendment is phrased in a way that makes it an enabling amendment-it does not say that the Speaker "should" recommend such action, but leaves it to the Speaker's discretion. There is no compulsion about it.
The National Audit Office has not appointed any staff since 2005 later discovered to be illegal immigrants.
No days were spent on trade union activity in 2009.
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Former Labour MP for Swansea West
Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Royal Residences
- Royal Palaces
- Children's Car Seats
- House of Lords: Reform
- Royal Lodge
Other offices held in the past
- Chairman, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Alan Williams’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 77.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 61 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 724 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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