Jonathan Edwards

MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

Jonathan Edwards campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Jonathan Edwards’s voting in Parliament

Jonathan Edwards is a Plaid Cymru MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Plaid Cymru MPs.

This is a selection of Jonathan Edwards’s votes.

  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jonathan Edwards’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jonathan Edwards’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jonathan Edwards has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Higher Education and Research Bill 19 Jul 2016

    Welsh universities have traditionally had an awful deal out of the seven research councils structure. In 2014-15, we received 2% of the total budget, whereas our population share would demand at least 5%. Does the Secretary of State think that that 2% is fair for Welsh universities, and what will the new structure do to address the situation? Would it not be better to create four research...
  • EU Referendum: UK Steel Industry — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 13 Jul 2016

    The Minister mentioned the complexities following the referendum result for export strategy. What analysis have the UK Government done to date of the countries that UK-based steel producers export to? How many trade deals are now going to have to be renegotiated so those exports can continue?
  • EU Referendum: UK Steel Industry — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 13 Jul 2016

    I was not going to make any tribal statements, but the Western Mail, the national paper of Wales, last month exposed the fact that the Welsh Government have been using rebar steel from Germany for a road project—the Eastern Bay link road in Cardiff—less than a mile from where rebar is produced by Celsa in the Cardiff South and Penarth constituency.

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Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered the 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
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Devolution: Wales

Currently held offices

  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 18 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 18 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (since 18 Jun 2010)

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 (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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

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