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 very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Open-cast Coal Sites (Restoration) 29 Jan 2015

    I was born and raised in the mining communities of the Amman valley. Those communities were built around the coal industry, with villages developing around underground pits. In my formative years, apart from the Betws drift mine and the Cynheidre drift mine in the neighbouring Gwendraeth valley, those underground operations had all but ceased, apart from a scattering of small private mines....
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill 27 Jan 2015

    I am happy that the Labour party is supporting the UK Government’s proposal to devolve corporation taxes to Northern Ireland. The Labour party is also in favour of fully devolving income tax to Scotland, yet it opposes the devolution of any major taxation powers to Wales. Why is Wales being offered an inferior deal?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill 27 Jan 2015

    The Secretary of State will be aware that the UK Government-sponsored Silk commission, which was set up in Wales a number of years ago, reported that if corporation tax were devolved to Northern Ireland, consideration should be given to devolving it to Wales and the other devolved Parliaments. Can she enlighten the House on the Treasury’s thinking, now that a decision has been made for...

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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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