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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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Fuels: Prices 17 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment he has made of the effect of recent changes in the global price of oil on domestic fuel prices.
  • Barnett Formula 16 Dec 2014

    The vow has been made to the people of Scotland that the Barnett formula will be preserved and that Barnett funding will be preserved at its current level. Does the Minister not agree with my analysis, therefore, that a new benchmark has been set for what we would term fair funding? Whereas before the argument was for some sort of needs-based formula, the argument is now about making sure...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Disability 16 Dec 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to take into account the particular effects of different health conditions in implementation of its welfare reform policies.

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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

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