Hywel Williams


Hywel Williams

Infobox MP
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name = Hywel Williams
honorific-suffix =MP


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constituency_MP = Caernarfon
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term_start = 8 June 2001
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predecessor = Dafydd Wigley
successor = Incumbent
majority = 5,209 (18.6%)
birth_date = Birth date and age|1953|05|14|df=yes
birth_place = Pwllheli
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nationality = British
party = Plaid Cymru
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alma_mater = University of Wales, Cardiff
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Hywel Williams (born 14 May 1953, Pwllheli) is a Welsh politician and Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Caernarfon since 2001. Previously the seat was held by Dafydd Wigley.

He was educated at Ysgol Glan y Môr, Pwllheli and the University of Wales, Cardiff.

He had previously worked as a Lecturer and a Social Worker for Gwynedd and Mid Glamorgan County Councils.

He contested the Clwyd South seat for the Welsh Assembly and polled 25% of the vote, almost 5 times as many votes as secured by Plaid Cymru in the 1997 general election. In the 2001 election he successfully contested the Caernarfon constituency and elected to Parliament with 44% of the vote and a majority of 12%, and successfully defended the seat in the 2005 Generel Election.

His parliamentary responsibilities within Plaid Cymru are work and pensions, Disabilities and Health.

External links

* [http://www.hywelwilliams.org/ Hywel Williams AS/MP] official site
* [http://www.epolitix.com/EN/MPWebsites/Hywel+Williams/ ePolitix.com - Hywel Williams]
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-6958,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics - Hywel Williams MP]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/hywel_williams/caernarfon TheyWorkForYou.com - Hywel Williams MP]
* [http://www.publicwhip.org.uk/mp.php?mpn=Hywel_Williams&mpc=Caernarfon The Public Whip - Hywel Williams MP]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/mpdb/html/111.stm BBC News - Hywel Williams] profile 9 March, 2005

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