Jonathan Edwards

MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

Jonathan Edwards’s voting in Parliament

Jonathan Edwards is a Plaid Cymru MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Plaid Cymru MPs.

This is a selection of Jonathan Edwards’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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Jonathan Edwards never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Students: Loans 24 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what Barnett consequential will accrue to Wales as a result of the planned saving of 2.5 billion of the decision to replace maintenance grants with maintenance loans for students in England.
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    As I said in reply to an intervention during my contribution, the Minister’s party in Wales is campaigning for the Assembly elections, which are less than a year away, on the basis that the Welsh Government will have control of the Severn bridges and that, under his party’s control, the costs will be reduced. He has clearly not made up his mind on the ownership of the bridges...
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    Will my hon. Friend explain why the Scottish Government decided to abolish tolls entirely, rather than to move to a maintenance cost level? Was it because tolls were at that level already, or were they set higher than the maintenance level?

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Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Devolution

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 6 Jan 2014)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Wales) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

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