Profile: Dafydd Wigley

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Former Plaid Cymru leader, MP and AM, took seat in House of Lords in 2011. Industrial economist (Ford, Mars and Hoover) and former Merthyr councillor. Mencap vice-president. Lives near Caernarfon. Interests - soccer, gardening, walking, chess, sudoku and writing (four Welsh volumes of memoires). Chairs Welsh Slate bid for Unesco World heritage designation.

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The House of Lords is seven hours away from where Dafydd Wigley lives in Caernarfon. Photo: PA
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Boris Johnson campaigning for Vote Leave during the run-up to the 2016 'Brexit' referendum on leaving the European Union. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire
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The bronze statue of Owain Glyndŵr in Corwen.  Photo - Siriol Griffiths
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