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Dafydd WIGLEY

Dafydd WIGLEY, politician. Award, National. Gorsedd of Welsh Bards.

Background

  • WIGLEY, Dafydd was born on April 1, 1943 in Derby. Son of Elfyn Edward Wigley and Myfanwy (nee Batterbee) Wigley.

  • Education

    • Caernarfon Grammar School. Rydal School, Colwyn Bay. Manchester University, Bachelor of Science, 1964.

    Career

    • Member, ASTMS; Councillor, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, 1972-1974. Member of Parliament for Caernarfon, since 1974. President, Plaid Cymru, 1981-1984.

      Member, National Committee for Electoral Reform. Sponsor, Disabled Persons Act, 1981. Chairman, All-Party Reform Group, 1983-1987.

      Member. Commons Select Committee on Welsh Affairs, 1983-1987. Vice-Chairman, All-Party Social Services Group, 1985. Plaid Cymru Whip, 1987, President, 1992.

      Finance staff. Ford Motor Company, 1964-1967. Chief Cost Accountant and Financial Planning Manager, Mars Ltd., 1967-1971. Financial Controller.

      Hoover Ltd., Merthyr, 1971-1974. Chairman, Alpha-Dyffryn Ltd., since 1987. Vice President, Federation of Industrial Development Authorities.

      President, Caernarfon Town Football Club. Member, Mencap Profound Mental Handicap Study Committee, since 1987.

    Works

    • An Economic Plan for Wales, 1970. Agenda I’R IAITH, 1988. Tourism in Wales, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Welsh National Party

    Membership

    Clubs: Wales Council for the Disabled (Vice-Pres.). Spastic Society for Wales (Pres.).

    Personality

    Interests

    Football, tennis, swimming, chess.

    Connections

    • Spouse Elinor Owen, 1967. Children: one son, two son dec’daughter, one d.
    • father: Elfyn Edward Wigley
    • mother: Myfanwy (nee Batterbee) Wigley
    • spouse: Elinor Bennett Owen
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    Born April 1, 1943
    (age 74)
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