Jonathan Edwards

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention)

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

Jonathan Edwards’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Jonathan Edwards sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jonathan Edwards generally voted against requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Plaid Cymru MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Jonathan Edwards never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Equitable Life: Recreational Sea Bass Fishing 11 Feb 2016

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing the debate and on being so generous with his time. He mentioned Ireland. My understanding is that following the depletion of sea bass stocks in the ’60s and ’70s, Ireland banned commercial fishing and concentrated on the recreational side, which has expanded its tourism base. Despite the expansion and re-strengthening of the stock of...
  • Business of the House 11 Feb 2016

    Today, the Ministry of Justice will publish a written statement that may close more than 80 courts in Wales and England, including the Crown, magistrates and family courts in Carmarthen. Surely a statement of that magnitude must be made on the Floor of the House so that Ministers are held to account. May we have an oral statement on this issue following the recess?
  • Short Money and Policy Development Grant 11 Feb 2016

    Short money and the policy development grant are vital for parties such as mine in developing ideas and policies, which are the vital ingredients of any functioning democracy. If the UK Government are serious about cutting the cost of politics, why do they not reduce the membership of the over-bloated other House?

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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
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Devolution: Wales

Currently held offices

  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 18 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (since 18 Jun 2010)

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 (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.


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