Jonathan Edwards

Shadow PC Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Plaid Cymru MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr


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.

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy 16 Apr 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people identifying as having a primary condition of epilepsy have been awarded personal independence payment (a) after mandatory reconsideration of their initial assessment and (b) at a tribunal in each year since 2013.
  • Exiting the European Union (Sanctions): Section 1 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019 9 Apr 2019

    Is there little point to the British Government setting their red lines for the extension of the extension, because the decision on its length and the conditions attached will be made tomorrow by the European Council, with the British state outside the room?
  • Libya 8 Apr 2019

    One of the worst consequences of the conflict in Libya has been the re-emergence of an open slave trade in parts of the country, with many media interviews showing open auctions of humans. What is the British Government’s assessment of the scale of the problem, and what can be done with our international partners to break down the supply chain in humans?

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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
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • HM Treasury
  • Public Expenditure: Wales
  • Wales
  • Public Expenditure
  • Railways: Wales
  • Severn River Crossing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 11 Mar 2019)
  • 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: 1 Apr 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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