Lord Wigley

Dafydd Wigley

Dafydd Wigley

Party

Plaid Cymru

Address as

Lord Wigley

Contact details

Westminster

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Merioneth 1970 general election. MP (Plaid Cymru) for Caernarfon February 1974-2001

Parliamentary career

Sponsor Disabled Persons Act 1981; Plaid Cymru: Whip 1987-91, Spokesman for Constitutional Affairs 1997-2000

Party groups

President, Plaid Cymru 1981-84, 1991-2000

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Merthy Tydfil County Borough Council 1972-74

Political interests

Industy, employment, disability, Europe, minority languages

Countries of interest

Argentina, Ireland, Slovenia, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Wigley, of Caernarfon in the County of Gwynedd 2011

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Writer of regular weekly articles for Daily Post newspaper (North Wales news) Occasional income from broadcasting for BBC, ITV and independent broadcasters

Chair, Advisory Board, Bangor University School of Business

5: Land and property

Flat in Llandaf, Cardiff

Part share in a house in Canton, Cardiff

6 acres of land near Caernarfon from which rental income is received

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Acapela/Kissan Ltd (recording studio in Pentyrch near Cardiff)

Director, Gwernafalau Cyf (designers of medical equipment)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Trustee, National Assembly of Wales Ex-Members’ Pension Fund

10: Non-financial interests (c)

President, National Library of Wales

Trustee, Sir Kyffin Williams Trust, Llangefni