Craig Williams

Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire


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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.

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Craig Williams’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Craig Williams’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Welsh Affairs 25 Feb 2021

    It is a great pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Deputy Speaker, for this important debate. Although the hon. Member for Swansea East (Carolyn Harris) brought us together on the rugby, I am afraid that the hon. Member for Swansea West (Geraint Davies) has divided the Chamber on many of the issues he mentioned—but it is still a privilege, of course, to follow him. This St David’s Day...
  • Armed Forces Bill 8 Feb 2021

    It gives me great pleasure to take part in this debate, and I want to pay particular tribute to the Minister for Defence People and Veterans who, along with the Secretary of State, has steered this Bill with a marvellous passion; he is a true advocate of whom all Members, especially on this side of the House, can be very proud. I also refer to my declaration in the Register of Members’...
  • Home Department: Emergency Services Network 8 Feb 2021

    What progress her Department has made on the delivery of the emergency services network.

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Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire

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

Also represented Cardiff North

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Topics of interest

Craig Williams campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Wales Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Electronic Cigarettes: Advertising
  • Children: Day Care
  • Video on Demand
  • ATOS Healthcare
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Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 10 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (23 Jan 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Feb 2021.


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