Craig Williams

Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire

@craig4monty

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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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 random selection of Craig Williams’s votes, where they voted similarly to their party.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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

Recent appearances

  • COP26: Devolved Administrations 16 Sep 2021

    It is a great privilege to rise and talk in this debate. I welcome the topic and I welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can involve the devolved Administrations in this. The first half of the speech by the hon. Member for Argyll and Bute (Brendan O’Hara) was a spectacular opening, and I pay tribute to him for that. It went downhill a bit, with a couple of political points and some...
  • COP26: Devolved Administrations 16 Sep 2021

    The right hon. Lady and I share the campaign to get an SMR into our area of the world, and she is of course right. We on these Benches are looking to the UK Government to make these important decisions. Sizewell C hangs over all our heads across the House, as do the more practical applications of SMRs. There are important decisions to be made, but I suppose that underscores what I am trying...
  • COP26: Devolved Administrations 16 Sep 2021

    I was here when the hon. Member asked that question, and I heard the answer. It was a very good answer. I remember the Prime Minister emphasising coal, and that was not just words; it was clear action. I do not think anyone in the Chamber could doubt the reduction of coal in our energy network, and that has been due to clear action by this Government, putting their money where their mouth is....

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Video on Demand
  • Children: Day Care
  • Electronic Cigarettes: Advertising
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  • ATOS Healthcare

Currently held offices

  • Member, Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Committee (since 8 Jun 2021)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021.

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