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Hywel Williams

Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon (7 Jun 2001 – current)

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Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: School, Cardiff (Crossing) (12 Jul 1948)

Mr William Williams: On a point of Order. For the sake of accuracy, Mr. Speaker, should not "Hywel Ddu," in Question No. 32, be "Hywel Dda," meaning "Hywel the Good" and not "Hywel the Black"?

Welsh Affairs (22 Jan 1981)

Mr Donald Anderson: The hon. Member for Kensington (Sir B. Rhys Williams) shares one characteristic with Dr. Billy Graham—he has many texts but one sermon. The Welsh people were tremendously disappointed at the Government's negative response to the Select Committee's recommendations. We started work in high hopes as a result of the failure of the devolution proposals in the referendum. We worked hard as a...

Members Sworn (18 Jun 1987)

...Edward Skinner, esquire, Bolsover.John Robert Louis Lee, esquire, Pendle.Peter Hugh Morrison, esquire, commonly called the honourable Peter Hugh Morrison, City of Chester.Right honourable Alan John Williams, Swansea, West.Right honourable Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, Chesterfield.Alan James Beith esquire, Berwick-upon-Tweed.Right honourable James Henry Molyneaux, Lagan Valley.Right...

Welsh Affairs (25 Feb 1999)

Dr Alan Williams: ...the Front-Bench team for all its good work so far and we hope that, in March, we shall finally achieve objective 1 status. I wish that there were more reports of the work of the task force under Hywel Ceri Jones, which was an imaginative and forward-looking idea. It involves about 160 working parties in different parts of Wales. Over the next 12 months to five years, they will have the...

Members Sworn (19 Jun 2001)

Michael Martin: ...Donald Anderson, Swansea East Richard Charles Scrimgeour Shepherd, Aldridge-Brownhills Austin Vernon Mitchell, Great Grimsby Right honourable Sir John Paul Stanley, Tonbridge and Malling David William George Chidgey, Eastleigh David Anthony Crausby, Bolton North East Malcolm Gray Bruce, Gordon Lindsay Harvey Hoyle, Chorley Eric Evlyn Illsley, Barnsley Central Llewellyn Thomas Smith,...

Written Answers — Health: Health Service (Wales) (26 Jun 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with the National Assembly concerning the use of private management in the health service in Wales.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock Markets (Wales) (28 Jun 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions she has had with the National Assembly for Wales about the reopening of the livestock markets in Wales.

Orders of the Day — Homelessness Bill (2 Jul 2001)

Hywel Williams: Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for the opportunity to make my maiden speech. I congratulate those who have already made theirs, especially the hon. Members for Brecon and Radnorshire (Mr. Williams), for Isle of Wight (Mr. Turner) and for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (Mr. Havard), who made such an interesting comparison with what I have heard from the Government Front Bench so far during my...

Written Answers — International Development: Ilisu Dam (4 Jul 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on her Department's involvement in decisions on granting export credit for the proposed Ilisu hydro-electric dam in Turkey.

Public Bill Committee: Homelessness Bill: Clause 3 - Homelessness strategies (10 Jul 2001)

Division number 1 - 7 yes, 8 no Voting yes: Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Don Foster, David Kidney, Tim Loughton, Andrew Selous, Nigel Waterson, Hywel Williams Voting no: Paul Clark, Hywel Francis, Brian Iddon, Sally Keeble, Andrew Love, Margaret Moran, Alan Whitehead, Phil Woolas

Select Committees — Accommodation and Works: Welsh Affairs (16 Jul 2001)

Ordered, That Mr. Martin Caton, Dr Hywel Francis, Mr. Martyn Jones, Julie Morgan, Albert Owen, Adam Price, Mr. Mark Prisk, Chris Ruane, Mr. Bill Wiggin, Mrs. Betty Williams and Mr. Roger Williams be members of the Welsh Affairs Committee.

Private Finance Initiative (17 Jul 2001)

Hywel Williams: I shall make two broad points on PFI in health; one on risk, and the other on value for money. We all face the risk of ill health, and health care will always be in demand. As the private sector realises only too well, under this Government—as with the previous one—the market for health care is good. PFI projects in health are a rock-solid investment for the private sector. Demand is...

Bills Presented: Housing (Wales) (18 Jul 2001)

Mr. Simon Thomas, supported by Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Adam Price and Hywel Williams presented a Bill to enable the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about registration and licensing schemes for houses in multiple occupation, about planning regulations, registration schemes and rates of council tax applicable to second homes, about building regulations in relation to older dwellings, and...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Slate Quarrymen (Industrial Diseases) (19 Jul 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will recognise emphysema and chronic bronchitis as industrial diseases for slate quarrymen and former slate quarrymen.

Elderly People (Long-Term Care) (16 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: I am particularly glad to be given the opportunity to speak because I wrote Plaid Cymru's submission to the Sutherland royal commission on long-term care. We in Plaid Cymru agreed with the recommendations of the royal commission and many older people in Wales looked forward to the Government acting on its recommendations, particularly those on funding. The hon. Member for Somerton and Frome...

Business of the House (18 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: Is the Leader of the House aware that in the continuing dispute at Friction Dynamex in my constituency the workers have been out for the past five or six months and their only reward so far has been dismissal? May we have a statement from the DTI on the efforts that it has made to resolve that long-running dispute?

Written Answers — Education and Skills: Illiteracy (22 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if she will make a statement on the Government's policies for combating illiteracy in (a) Wales and (b) England.

Orders of the Day — Homelessness Bill: Clause 1 — Duty of local housing authority to formulate a housing strategy (22 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: We in Plaid Cymru welcome the Bill and its emphasis on a strategic approach to homelessness and on strengthening the position of homeless people. I support amendment No. 9 rather than amendment No. 8. It takes a complete approach to the entire housing stock "across all sectors and tenures". Much of rural Wales—and rural England, for that matter—has sufficient housing stock, with more than...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pensions (23 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans he has to increase the 25p addition for pensioners aged over 80.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Afghanistan (24 Oct 2001)

Hywel Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the impact on relations with (a) Saudi Arabia and (b) Pakistan of the bombing of Afghanistan.

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