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Hywel Williams

Plaid Cymru - Arfon

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

(since June 2017)

Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Trade)

(since June 2017)

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

(since May 2001)

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)

(since July 2020)

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Defence)

(since July 2020)

Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Development)

(since July 2020)

Shadow PC Chief Whip

(since July 2020)

Oral Question
Wednesday 14th April 2021
12:00
Cabinet Office
Oral Question No. 12
If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 14 April.
Department Event
Monday 12th April 2021
Cabinet Office
Motion - Main Chamber
12 Apr 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (Motion for an Address)
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Department Event
Thursday 15th April 2021
Department for International Trade
Oral questions - Main Chamber
15 Apr 2021, 9:30 a.m.
International Trade (including Topical Questions)
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Department Event
Tuesday 20th April 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
20 Apr 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Monday 22nd March 2021
Fire Safety Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 3 Plaid Cymru No votes vs 0 Plaid Cymru Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 322 Noes - 253
Speeches
Wednesday 17th March 2021
Research and Development Funding

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time, Mr Dowd. I thank the hon. Member …

Written Answers
Thursday 25th March 2021
China: Tibet
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the …
Early Day Motions
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
Civilian casualties during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
That this Houses notes the continuing tensions and sporadic violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia; expresses concern regarding the findings of …
Bills
Tuesday 10th November 2020
Jet Skis (Licensing) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to establish a system of licensing for drivers of jet skis; to create the offence of driving a …
Tweets
Saturday 10th April 2021
11:39
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
EDM signed
Friday 26th March 2021
Reusable Nappies Week
That this House congratulates all those involved with Reusable Nappies Week 2021; notes with concern the average plastic consumption of …
Supported Legislation
Refugees (Family Reunion) (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Hywel Williams has voted in 193 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Debate information

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Significant Arfon Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
256,392
Petition Closed

Make LGBT conversion therapy illegal in the UK

Gov Responded - 21 May 2020 Debated on - 8 Mar 2021 View Hywel Williams's petition debate contributions
13 Sep 2020
closed 7 months ago

I would like the Government to:
• make running conversion therapy in the UK a criminal offence
• forcing people to attend said conversion therapies a criminal offence
• sending people abroad in order to try to convert them a criminal offence
• protect individuals from conversion therapy


Most recent EDMs signed by Hywel Williams

Date Tabled Title Signatures
22 Mar 2021
Hywel Williams signed this EDM on Friday 26th March 2021

Aviation workers and green jobs

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern the tens of thousands of redundancies in UK airports despite £7bn of public support and the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CRJS) a year ago; further notes that towns near airports such as Crawley, Luton and Slough experienced some of the highest …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22 Mar 2021
Hywel Williams signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 26th March 2021

National Police Aviation Service

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
This House notes with concern that fixed wing aircrafts purchased by the National Police Aviation Service (NPAS) at a cost of £10 million to replace helicopters are to be decommissioned because they are unsuitable for policing requirements; further notes that before the creation of NPAS, police forces in Wales and …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

2 Urgent Questions tabled by Hywel Williams

Date Forum Title
15 Oct 2019 Commons Chamber Imprisonment of Catalan Leaders
2 Nov 2017 Commons Chamber Catalonia

Hywel Williams has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Hywel Williams


A Bill to establish a system of licensing for drivers of jet skis; to create the offence of driving a jet ski without a licence; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Tuesday 10th November 2020
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The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to report annually on the representativeness in respect of relevant postcode districts of weather stations designated for the purpose of calculating cold weather payments and to conduct a study of alternative methods of calculating cold weather in each postcode district; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Next Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Date TBA

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