Paul Daniel Williams
Member of Parliament
for Stockton South
Assumed office
9 June 2017
Preceded by James Wharton
Majority 888 (1.6%)
Personal details
Born Paul Daniel Williams
(1972-08-23) August 23, 1972 (age 51)
Website Official

Paul Daniel Williams (born 23 August 1972) is a British Labour Party politician and general practitioner (GP). Since the 2017 general election, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stockton South.

Parliamentary career

Williams was selected to contest the Stockton South constituency by the Labour Party in the 2017 UK general election. He had previously made the shortlist for the 2013 South Shields by-election. Williams went on to be elected as MP with 26,102 votes and a majority of 888 over incumbent Conservative Party MP James Wharton who had held the seat since the 2010 general election. His maiden speech focussed on increasing efforts in preventative care in the NHS. After the election, he was chosen to be part of the Health Select Committee.