Bill lives with his wife Milly near Ledbury. They have three children: Rosie 12, Jack 9 and Toby 8, all born in Hereford.
Bill’s interests include motorcycling and country sports. He keeps chickens and Hereford cows, and champions the cause of country people.
Before being elected MP for Leominster in 2001, Bill Wiggin worked for Commerzbank in Foreign Exchange. He has also been a Governor of Hammersmith and West London College, and served as an Officer with the Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Royal Yeomanry (TA).
In the 1997 General Election, Bill fought the Burnley constituency. In April 1999, he was selected for Leominster, and was elected MP in 2001. In 2003 and again in 2005, he was appointed as a Shadow Minister for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. In 2003, he was Shadow Secretary of State for Wales.
From 2010 to 2012 Bill served as a Minister in the Government Whip’s Office.