Jonathan Edwards

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 disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Economy (Rebalancing) 10 Apr 2014

    Every week when Parliament is sitting, I get on the train in one of the poorest parts of the European Union and get off in the richest, with a twelvefold difference in wealth per head between west Wales and inner London. Does the Secretary of State acknowledge that the only way to address this record of shame is to fiscally empower the nations and regions of the UK and have a deliberate...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Part 2 — Devolution of Wales long haul rates of duty 9 Apr 2014

    We have had an informed and very interesting debate. We have also had an incredible revelation, which I hope the Welsh media will pick up tomorrow. Let me make it clear for the benefit of Labour Front Benchers that Carwyn Jones is the Labour First Minister of Wales. We heard excellent speeches from the hon. Members for Crawley (Henry Smith) and for Macclesfield (David Rutley), a typically...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Part 2 — Devolution of Wales long haul rates of duty 9 Apr 2014

    The hon. Lady made a telling point in response to my hon. Friend the Member for Arfon (Hywel Williams) when she said that the Labour Treasury Front-Bench team remained to be convinced of the position taken by the Labour Government in Wales. As she knows, the Labour Government are in direct intergovernmental negotiations with the UK Government’s Treasury team. If the First Minister and...

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Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Devolution
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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