Hywel Williams

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Hywel Williams
Plaid Cymru Constituency Office,
8 Stryd y Castell,
LL55 1SE
United Kingdom
Telephone: 01286 672 076



Hywel Williams MP

Hywel Williams is Member of Parliament for Arfon. He was born in Pwllheli in 1953 and was educated in Pwllheli and the University of Wales (Bangor and Cardiff).

Before being elected as MP in 2001, Hywel worked as a freelance lecturer, consultant and author in social work and social policy, as well as Project Manager for Gofal Cymru. He also represented Plaid as their candidate for Clwyd South in the first ever elections to the National Assembly for Wales.

Hywel has a strong interest in Kurdish affairs and the Kurdish language, and has spoken at numerous rallies and events supporting solidarity with Kurdistan.

His main political interests are social policy, culture / language and the arts, and he has featured prominently in opposing the welfare reforms advocated by the London-based parties. Hywel speaks Welsh and English. He enjoys reading and walking.