Jonathan Edwards

Independent MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

@JonathanPlaid https://facebook.com/PlaidSirGar

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Jonathan Edwards

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  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Natural Gas: Hydrogen 1 Mar 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of blending hydrogen with natural gas in the gas grid on (a) carbon emissions from domestic heating and (b) consumer prices.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Veterinary Medicine: Contracts for Services 25 Feb 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions Ministers and officials in his Department have had with (a) the Food Standards Agency and (b) other Departments on the (i) award and (ii) operation of the current three-year contract for the provision of Official Veterinarians and Meat Hygiene Inspectors in England and Wales.
  • Covid Contracts: Judicial Review 24 Feb 2021

    I am not an expert in public procurement, but even in an emergency I would expect that diligent contracts would include full payment-on-delivery clauses or clawback measures for failure to supply. The Minister mentioned in an earlier reply that the British Government are pursuing contractors who have failed to meet their obligations. How much public money has been regained to date? Will he...

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Independent MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Party was Plaid Cymru until 22 May 2020

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Topics of interest

Jonathan Edwards campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Transport
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Severn River Crossing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (11 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (14 Jul 2016 to 23 May 2020)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention) (8 May 2015 to 23 May 2020)
  • 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 23 May 2020)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Jun 2010 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (18 Jun 2010 to 23 May 2020)
  • 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)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Wales) (18 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From May 2016, a house in Penygroes: (i). (Registered 05 September 2016)

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