Hywel Williams

MP, Arfon

Arfon Plaid Cymru

Hywel Williams campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Hywel Williams’s voting in Parliament

Hywel Williams is a Plaid Cymru MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Plaid Cymru MPs.

This is a selection of Hywel Williams’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Hywel Williams has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Turkey 19 Jul 2016

    The Turkish Government have already instituted oppressive measures towards Kurdish people in eastern Anatolia, including the unwarranted arrests of lawyers, politicians, journalists and members of the public, leading to the death of many civilians—women and children—which goes largely unreported in this country’s press. Will the Minister impress upon the Turkish Government...
  • Points of Order: [2nd Day] 14 Jul 2016

    I was a Member of this House when the decision to invade Iraq was taken. Plaid Cymru was against the war from the start, along with our friends in the Scottish National party and other parties; I acknowledge their part. Elfyn Llwyd, Adam Price, Simon Thomas and I were unanimous in our opposition to the war. As with others, we were subject to vilification way beyond that expected in the usual...
  • Points of Order: [2nd Day] 14 Jul 2016

    The hon. Gentleman makes a very telling point. It was a conscious choice to join our senior ally and defer to their view of the world. The very significant point is that a political choice was made by Mr Blair and his associates. He knew what America intended. We know about the evidence from the meetings at Crawford, so I do not need to go over that, but of course he knew, and his response...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon

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

Also represented Caernarfon

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Wales
  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Welsh Language
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Driving: Licensing
  • Departmental Staff (Bicycles)
  • Tax Credits

Currently held offices

  • PC Westminster Leader (since 12 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 1 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/Europe) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development) (since 10 May 2004)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 10 May 2001)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • 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: 11 Jul 2016.

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