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Roger Williams - MP for Brecon and Radnorshire

Welcome to my website.

Here you can find out about the work I have been doing for local people since I was first elected in 2001 and some of the ways I might be able to help you.

I was born in Brecon and Radnorshire and have lived here all my life, so I know how special our area is. If there's anything you think I can do to help improve life in our unique communities, or if I can assist you with an individual issue, please contact me.

Best wishes,

Latest news

  • NEA Heat Heroes
    Article: Apr 15, 2014

    Allison Cawley from Melin Homes was named a national Heat Hero by fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) recently for her contribution to tackling fuel poverty in Torfaen.

    The Heat Hero Award Scheme recognises individuals across England and Wales who have gone 'above and beyond' in helping people who are living in fuel poverty in their local community. The Awards are supported by ScottishPower.

  • Roger and Kirsty become dementia friends
    Article: Apr 14, 2014

    Kirsty Williams and Roger Williams, AM and MP for Brecon and Radnorshire have taken a key step towards helping end the stigma surrounding dementia by becoming a Dementia Friend. Kirsty, Roger and their constituency office staff, joined trainers Cherry Jones and Rhiannon Davies for a Dementia Friends session in the Welsh Liberal Democrat party office in Brecon.

  • Roger abseiling for the British Lung Foundation Wales
    Article: Apr 10, 2014

    This Easter Sunday, Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, will be supporting people with lung disease by abseiling down a 130 foot rock for the British Lung Foundation Wales.

    The event marks the eighth annual 'Breathe Easy' abseil, and the fourth time that Roger has taken on the challenge in his efforts to support people with breathing problems in Wales.

  • Plain packaging
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    Today the Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison MP, made a statement to the House of Commons where she announced the Government's intention to introduce regulations for standardised packaging for tobacco products. Sir Cyril Chantler's report on the standardised packaging of tobacco products makes the case that if standardised packaging were introduced, it would be very likely to have a positive impact on public health, and that the health benefits would include benefits for children.

  • Roger at PMQ's
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    During Prime Minister's Questions Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, asked the Prime Minister if the Government will investigate how they can benefit off-grid customers, who often live in fuel poverty. Off-grid gas in rural areas affects many communities and there should be a larger focus on getting people connected to the mains gas. People who are off-grid have to use dear fuel for heating and cooking and cannot benefit from Dual Fuel Tariffs.

  • Roger Williams MP
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, has added his name to in support of a Presentation Bill which calls for democratic national park authorities. The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons Tuesday morning.

    The Bill, brought forward by Lake District MP, Tim Farron, calls for powers to be given to the Secretary of State, "to provide for elections to be held to the governing boards of National Parks on a pilot basis; and for connected purposes".