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.

  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government 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

  • Exiting the European Union: Welsh Economy 20 Oct 2016

    What assessment he has made of the potential effect on the economy in Wales of the UK leaving the EU.
  • Exiting the European Union: Welsh Economy 20 Oct 2016

    As the Secretary of State will be aware, the Welsh economy produces a substantial trade surplus of more than 5 billion per annum as a result of our membership of the single market, the customs union and the associated 53 international global trade deals. The UK as a whole, on the other hand, has a massive deficit of nearly 120 billion. Does the Secretary of State acknowledge,...
  • Speaker’S Statement (Select Committee Chairs): House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons 19 Oct 2016

    It is always a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for North East Somerset (Mr Rees-Mogg), who always makes very substantial contributions when he speaks in the House during our deliberations. I rise in support of the motion from my SNP colleagues, and it is a pleasure to follow the lead of my good friend the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire (Pete Wishart), who gave us his usual...

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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: 17 Oct 2016.

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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