Lord Wigley

Former MP

Plaid Cymru

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  • Child Refugees - Private Notice Question 27 Apr 2017

    My Lords, the Minister will be aware of reports last week in the context of child refugees that an assumption was being made that, if such a child was disabled, they would be debarred because they would be regarded as too burdensome. Will she take the opportunity to deny with all possible strength that that could be the Government’s policy?
  • Brexit: European Parliament Resolution - Private Notice Question 6 Apr 2017

    My Lords, speaking as one who sat through the entire three hours of the debate in Strasbourg yesterday, will the noble Baroness accept it from me that the pervading feeling there was one of sadness? Is she aware that Michel Barnier suggested that the three conditions for successful negotiations were: first, unity, by which he meant success for both sides; secondly, to dispel uncertainty; and...
  • Brexit: Court of Justice of the European Union - Question 30 Mar 2017

    Is it not true, however, that if there are changes following rulings of the European Court of Justice, the UK will have the choice of either following those, albeit through our own mechanisms here at Westminster, or ignoring them, in which case there will be an economic price to pay?

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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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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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