Lord Wigley

Plaid Cymru Peer

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  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 2 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I too support this amendment, in the context of the European dimension, which has been mentioned. It would indeed be outrageous if Parliament were not sitting when the clock is running down to 31 October. Whichever side of the referendum debate we were on, we well remember the arguments about bringing power back to this place. If this device of not allowing Parliament to sit at a...
  • Plastic Bag Charge - Question 17 Jul 2019

    Does the Minister accept that, while the primary objective is clearly to reduce the use of plastic bags, with the benefits that will come from that, our experience in Wales is that there is a secondary benefit in tidying up the environment, particularly the hedgerows, where there are far fewer plastic bags now lodging? Will he bear that in mind in driving this policy forward?
  • Rural Post Offices - Question 9 Jul 2019

    My Lords, is the Minister aware of the growing evidence from rural areas, particularly in Wales, of increased crime because of the closure of banks in those areas? Some businesses are having to go 40 or 50 miles to find banks. In those circumstances, can the services available through the Post Office be extended to reduce that danger?

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Plaid Cymru Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 January 2011

Previously MP for Caernarfon until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Caernarfon; Caernarvon

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Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (since 17 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 16 Dec 1997)
  • Leader and Party President, Plaid Cymru (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Leader and Party President, Plaid Cymru (1 Jan 1981 to 1 Jan 1984)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional television and radio items and press articles.
Elected member of the National Assembly for Wales.
Leader, Plaid Cymru, the second largest party in the National Assembly for Wales, (not drawing salary).
Weekly column in the News of the World. (£15,001-£20,000)
8. Land and Property
Six acres of land adjacent to home at Bontnewydd, Caernarfon.
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Non-executive director of Gwernafalau Cyf. (unpaid).

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