Jonathan Edwards

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

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Jonathan Edwards’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Aberystwyth to Carmarthen Railway Reopening — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 20 Feb 2019

    I beg to move, That this House has considered reopening the railway between Aberystwyth and Carmarthen. Diolch yn fawr iawn, Mr Paisley. It is a pleasure and an honour to serve under your chairmanship. The Carmarthen to Aberystwyth rail line fell victim to the infamous Beeching axe in 1965. Together with the closure of the Afon Wen to Bangor line, this closure has meant that for more than 50...
  • Aberystwyth to Carmarthen Railway Reopening — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 20 Feb 2019

    I was fully aware of the hon. Gentleman’s history in Carmarthen. He will realise the importance of a north-south link in the context of the west of our country. I will deal with his point about universities later, but he is absolutely right to highlight the importance of linking those higher education institutions to enable us to develop the economy of the west of our country. Let us knock...
  • Aberystwyth to Carmarthen Railway Reopening — [Ian Paisley in the Chair] 20 Feb 2019

    I am grateful for that intervention by my party’s parliamentary leader. I have long had an ambition to go on that rail line, but that shows the lack of serious investment in Welsh rail infrastructure over the years.

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Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General 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
  • Ministry of Defence
  • HM Treasury
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Severn River Crossing

Currently held offices

  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 14 Jul 2016)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Foreign Intervention) (since 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 18 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow PC Spokesperson (Transport) (since 18 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 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 (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Jun 2010 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

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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