Jonathan Edwards

MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

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How Jonathan Edwards voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    Westminster is a broken system. Essentially, we have three parties that have morphed into one as a result of decades of political triangulation. As The Independent reported over the weekend, tracing paper cannot be put between them. In England, the response has been increasing support for an insurgent political party, which ironically offers more Westminster, more privatisation, more...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    I am grateful for that intervention, and it is a point that I am sure we will make quite clear when it comes to the general election. I think we can be sure that the new powers for Scotland will fall far shorter than the promised devolution max. That will be a huge disappointment to the 1.6 million people who voted yes, and especially to the hundreds of thousands—if the polls are to...
  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    My hon. Friend raises an interesting point. The First Minister made a big play about his call for a constitutional convention, but in response to a question we tabled to the Deputy Prime Minister last year, it appears that the First Minister has made no representations to the UK Government at all. The Welsh Government need to be incentivised to grow the Welsh economy, and that can be achieved...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Wales)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 6 Jan 2014)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £75 from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA for completing an opinion survey on 22 October 2013. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Payment made direct to local charity. (Registered 12 November 2013)

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