Jonathan Edwards

Former MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Effect on Wales 26 Apr 2017

    In leaving the European customs union, Welsh manufacturers and farmers will lose the solid protections offered by the bloc. Why does not the Secretary of State come clean today and admit that it is the Tories’ intention to sell Welsh producers down the river in order to open up markets for the bankers of London?
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    Will the Financial Secretary give way?
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    Will the Financial Secretary confirm that the Office for Budget Responsibility report that accompanied the most recent Budget downgrades growth forecasts for each year in the forecasting period, by comparison with that which accompanied last year’s Budget?

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Former Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Devolution: Wales

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention) (8 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Jun 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (18 Jun 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Jonathan Edwards’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 63 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 267 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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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