Hywel Williams

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)

Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon

@hywelplaidcymru https://facebook.com/HywelWilliamsASMP

Hywel Williams’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Cavity Wall Insulation: Government Support 21 Feb 2024

    I thank the Minister for taking on what is not an easy brief. This is a complicated, long-standing problem. I am grateful for her remarks, and I look forward to hearing from her colleague in another place with more direct responsibility. I am also grateful for the Minister’s offer to look at historical cases. I was going to raise some, but time has defeated us somewhat. My constituents Mr...
  • Cavity Wall Insulation: Government Support 21 Feb 2024

    I commend what the Minister is saying and what has been done. One of the problems that has bedevilled this matter is the unwillingness of anybody with any power to look at historical cases. The 2016 Bonfield report specifically said that it was not looking at historical cases, but it is the historical cases that are egregious and difficult. I commend the Minister, but eventually we must look...
  • Cavity Wall Insulation: Government Support 21 Feb 2024

    I beg to move, That this House has considered Government support for cavity wall insulation. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Henderson, in this debate on cavity wall insulation. I might even say that this is yet another case of déjà vu, given that I have been here before with similar debates, in 2014 and 2017. Alas, some of the problems have not been remedied. I will...

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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

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Cabinet Office
  • Work and Pensions
  • Welsh Language
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Immigration: EU Nationals
  • Driving: Licensing
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Member, Media Bill Committee (since 29 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (since 21 Jul 2020)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence) (since 21 Jul 2020)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (since 21 Jul 2020)
  • Shadow PC Chief Whip (since 21 Jul 2020)
  • 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

  • Member, Powers of Attorney Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Health and Care Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 2 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
  • Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (20 May 2020 to 15 Oct 2021)
  • Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (20 May 2020 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (20 May 2020 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Brexit) ( 1 Jun 2017 to 21 Jul 2020)
  • 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, Innovation and Technology Committee (27 Feb 2012 to 20 Oct 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 20 May 2020)
  • 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: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
4 December 2023, received £1,200 from ITV Entertainment, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford M17 1FZ, for two appearances on Christmas University Challenge. The payer also provided travel with a value of £191. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 21 December 2023)

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