Craig Williams

MP, Cardiff North

Cardiff North Conservative

Craig Williams campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Craig Williams’s voting in Parliament

Craig Williams is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Craig Williams’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    It is a great privilege to speak in this debate. May I pay tribute to the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (John Nicolson) for his choice of Bill and the way he has led this debate? I also pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Milton Keynes South (Iain Stewart) for his tone and his contribution. I know he is a man of absolute integrity and his words today really touched me. It was...
  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    That is the nub of the debate. We have to think of a way round because the Home Office has rejected several applications for the disregard process where the activity was non-consensual and others where the other party was under 16 at the time. The disregard process has offered a level of safety, but I accept the hon. Gentleman’s point. I ask the Minister to address directly how we...
  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    I listened closely to the hon. Gentleman’s speech. I hope the Minister, too, was listening.

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Conservative MP for Cardiff North

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Video on Demand
  • Electronic Cigarettes: Advertising
  • Children: Day Care
  • ATOS Healthcare
  • Fraud

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Craig Williams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Craig Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Cardiff Business Council
Address of donor: The Courtyard, County Hall Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4UW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: rugby ticket and hospitality; value £1,375

Date received: 26 September 2015

Date accepted: 26 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 08650575

(Registered 20 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Christian Aid
Address of donor: 35-41 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7RL

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel, accommodation and subsistence value £1,416.91

Destination of visit: Kenya

Date of visit: 11-15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Research on impact of climate change

(Registered 07 December 2015)
Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

economy class flights (international and domestic) £2,098.33, accommodation £488.29; domestic transport £142.65; food and drink £105.78; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £123.02; total £2,958.06

Destination of visit: China (Chengdu and Kunmig)

Date of visit: 30 May - 4 June 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People's Congress of China; support British Businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 17 June 2016)
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): Eurostar travel and accommodation, with a total approx. value of £430

Destination of visit: France (Paris)

Date of visit: 9-10 July 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend the annual Free Iran Rally organized by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, in my role as a supportive British MP.

(Registered 24 August 2016)

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