Jonathan Edwards

Former MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

A selection of Jonathan Edwards's votes

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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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Jonathan Edwards hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 6 Jan 2014)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Wales) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 48 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 69.90% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 75 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 194 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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