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.

  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Bank Services 25 Nov 2016

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to make representations to the British Bankers Association on reviewing the industry protocol on access to banking.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Buses: Exhaust Emissions 23 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many applications from bus companies based in Wales were submitted for the low emission bus scheme; and how many of those applications were successful.
  • Great Western Line: Electrification 22 Nov 2016

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate. As a Welsh MP—the only one here, I think—I add my weight to the argument that the south-west is under-represented where infrastructure is concerned and that there is a lack of confidence. Wales is also under-represented. Will the Minister, in his concluding remarks, outline the timetable for the main line electrification and...

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Conservative MP for Cardiff North

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Craig Williams’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 84.86% 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.
  • 88 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Craig Williams’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 32 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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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