Mark Williams

MP, Ceredigion

Ceredigion Liberal Democrat

Mark Williams campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Mark Williams’s voting in Parliament

Mark Williams is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

However, Mark Williams sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mark Williams generally voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Liberal Democrat MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • The Secretary of State Was Asked: Leaving the EU 30 Nov 2016

    The success of the Welsh red meat sector has meant that 225 million has been ploughed back into some of the most fragile rural communities in Wales. In his meetings, has the Secretary of State heard that message, and will he push the case for access to the single market to protect those very communities?
  • Business of the House 24 Nov 2016

    May I associate my party with what was said earlier by both the Leader of the House and the shadow Leader? The memory of Jo Cox will indeed endure for years. Following the tragic death of my 21-year-old constituent Miriam Briddon at the hands of a drink-driver in March 2014, her family committed themselves to campaigning for the reform of drink-driving sentencing guidelines and policy. That...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Economy: Leaving the EU 24 Nov 2016

    One of the characteristics of European structural funds has been support for post-industrial areas. Areas such as mine in west Wales have been huge beneficiaries of structural funds to boost training and businesses. What assurances can the Minister give that west Wales will continue to have access to such funding streams post-2020?

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Liberal Democrat MP for Ceredigion

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Wales
  • Treasury
  • Western Sahara
  • Sustainable Development
  • Morocco
  • Mobile Phones
  • Western Sahara: Politics and Government

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Wales) (since 29 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Innovation, Universities and Skills) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Wales) (10 Mar 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (17 Jul 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (10 May 2005 to 10 Mar 2006)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: National Council for Resistance in Iran
Address of donor: 83 Victoria St, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Train, accommodation and flights, value £403.50

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 10-11 October 2015

Purpose of visit: Attending conference on human rights

(Registered 02 December 2015)
Name of donor: National Council for Resistance in Iran
Address of donor: 83 Victoria St, London SW1H 0HW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flight, accommodation and meals with a value of £375

Destination of visit: Paris

Date of visit: 8-10 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend a rally and meetings organised by the National Council for Resistance in Iran.

(Registered 20 July 2016)
Name of donor: Human Appeal
Address of donor: Carrs Rd, Cheadle, Manchester SK8 2BL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, food, transport and accommodation, to a value of £1,350

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 6-10 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Human Appeal.

(Registered 17 October 2016)

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