A selection of Lord Wigley’s votes
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Voted for more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011.
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 1999.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
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To ask His Majesty’s Government what plans they have for increasing investment in universities to provide more opportunities for young people to acquire the skills needed to expand electricity generating capacity in the nuclear energy sector, including nuclear fusion technology.
My Lords, the nuclear skills taskforce estimates a need for 180,000 skilled jobs to deliver 24 gigawatts of nuclear energy and warns that a shortfall of relevant skills could thwart the Government’s target. Is the Minister aware of the current rapid growth in demand for skilled graduates for both the fission and fusion sectors, and that we are way short of matching supply to demand? Will...
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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
Other offices held in the past
- Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 7 May 2020)
- Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (17 Oct 2017 to 23 Apr 2020)
- 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)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional television and radio items and press articles.
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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