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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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

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

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Smart Meters 14 Jul 2016

    What progress her Department has made on working with the major energy suppliers on the smart meter roll-out to ensure maximum benefit to consumers.
  • Energy and Climate Change: Smart Meters 14 Jul 2016

    Many of my vulnerable constituents are on pre-payment meters, so smart energy meters present them with a terrific opportunity to get better value for money. Does my hon. Friend agree that smart meters have a terrific role to play for pre-payment customers?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Links: Wales and the South-west 13 Jul 2016

    In stark contrast to what was done by the last Government, what this Government are doing for the Great Western line—the electrification, and the new trains—is remarkable. Will the Minister meet me to discuss the provision of direct trains from Cardiff Central station to London to build on that capacity and investment?

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Profile

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
  • Israel: Palestinians

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 40 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.05% 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") 25 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 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: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: c/o Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfare, travel, accommodation and food with a value of £1,600

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestine

Date of visit: 24 June - 4 July 2014

Purpose of visit: political delegation to Israel and Palestine

(Registered 17 September 2015)
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)

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