Hywel Williams

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Brexit)

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Arfon Plaid Cymru

Hywel Williams’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Esa Underpayments: Business of the House 19 Jul 2018

    Wales was due to get £2 billion of EU structural funds between 2014 and 2020, and those funds are to be replaced by the hitherto mythical shared prosperity fund. Forward-looking organisations are now thinking about their planning cycle post 2020, but they are hampered by the lack of any detail. Can we have an early debate on the shared prosperity fund, hopefully preceded by some detail...
  • Exiting the European Union: Contingency Plans 19 Jul 2018

    We have already heard a great deal about no deal and potential problems at Dover. What are the Government’s plans in respect of the second busiest roll-on/roll-off port in the UK, which is Holyhead?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Universal Credit 18 Jul 2018

    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the roll-out of universal credit in Wales.

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Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Caernarfon

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Topics of interest

Hywel Williams campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Wales
  • Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Welsh Language
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Driving: Licensing
  • Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
  • Trade Agreements

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 12 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Brexit) (since 1 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (since 1 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Trade) (since 1 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 10 May 2001)

Other offices held in the past

  • Plaid Cymru Westminster Leader (12 Oct 2015 to 1 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (8 May 2015 to 1 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence) (8 May 2015 to 1 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/Europe) (8 May 2015 to 1 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (6 Jan 2014 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (18 Jun 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Education) (10 Jun 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (24 May 2005 to 17 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (10 May 2005 to 10 May 2006)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (10 May 2004 to 1 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Health) (10 May 2001 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal, 418, 1r, 2a, 08037 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel with an estimated value of £600; flights with an estimated value of £100; total £700

Destination of visit: Barcelona

Dates of visit: 28 September - 2 October 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact finding mission.

(Registered 23 October 2017)

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