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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.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2019
Almost always voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 45 votes against, 8 absences, between 2012–2016
Last updated: 25 Feb 2020.
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Jonathan Edwards has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the suitability of the F-35 Lightening II for long periods of supersonic flight.
Yesterday, the British Government announced in their daily briefing that they hope to have 30 million vaccines ready for use by September, yet on the same day, the Prime Minister wrote in The Mail on Sunday that there may never be a vaccine. Considering the way that Wales has been undermined by the British Government over the distribution of PPE and testing, what confidence can the people of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has received from the Welsh Government on the need for quarantine restrictions for people entering the UK via international airports.
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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
Jonathan Edwards campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Transport
- Public Expenditure: Wales
- Public Expenditure
- Railways: Wales
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
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, Welsh Affairs Committee (11 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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