Name: Hywel Williams
Born: 14 May 1953
Party: Plaid Cymru
Hywel Williams was born on 14 May 1953 in Pwllheli. He was educated at Ysgol Troed yr Allt, Pwllheli Grammar School and Ysgol Glan y Mor. Williams studied psychology at the University of Wales and later on became a social worker at the University of Wales, Bangor in 1977/78. He worked as a lecturer, consultant, writer and mental health social worker, before becoming fully committed to politics.
In his political career, he was chosen to represent the Caernarforn (currently Arfon) in the 2001 general elections and was selected as Dafydd Wigley’s replacement. He eventually won the Arfon seat in 2001 and is currently holding that office.
Last Election Results:
Hywel Williams won 13,134 votes out of a possible 29,074. This represents a 45.2% share and a 2,781 majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 68.9%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Nay to the Boris Johnson EU Withdrawal agreement
Voted Nay to the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill: Second Reading
Voted Nay to the Public Order Bill: Second Reading
Voted Nay to the Elections Bill: Government Motion to disagree to Lords Amendment 86
Voted Aye to the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill Committee: New Clause 2
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