How Jonathan Edwards voted
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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 for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions 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 greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
The hon. Gentleman talked about the need to tackle the problem of low-wage jobs. Today’s report by the Office for National Statistics indicates that workers in Wales earn an average of £473.40 a week, whereas the UK average is £518 and the London average is £660.50. How would a future Labour Government tackle that wage inequality?
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of a reduction in growth in the Eurozone on economic performance in (a) each region of the UK and (b) the UK as a whole.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what recent research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) undertaken on the amount of coal resources in Wales available using gasification technology.
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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
- Energy and Climate Change
- Innovation and Skills
- Culture Media and Sport
- Public Expenditure: Wales
- Public Expenditure
- Railways: Wales
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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