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Plaid Cymru

Member for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

jonathan.edwards.mp@parliament.uk / JonathanPlaid
2 APPG memberships (as of 24 Feb 2020)
Debt and Personal Finance, Transatlantic Trade

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Petition debates participated in by Jonathan Edwards

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
143,390
Petition Closed

Make TV election debates happen - establish an Independent Debates Commission

Gov Responded - 23 Oct 2018 Debated on - 7 Jan 2019 View Jonathan Edwards's petition debate contributions
21 Mar 2019
closed 11 months, 1 week ago

Genuine leaders' debates took place in 2010, but in the next two elections didn't happen. Amend election law to make party leaders take part in a televised debate.

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Most recent EDMs signed by Jonathan Edwards

Date Tabled Title Signatures
13 Feb 2020
Jonathan Edwards signed this EDM on 24 Feb 2020
Local housing allowance for care leavers and homeless young people
Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned that care leavers risk facing eviction and homelessness on their 22nd birthday, due to the increasing gap between the local housing allowance and private sector rents; regrets that care leavers aged 22 have their local housing allowance reduced to the lowest shared accommodation rate …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24 Feb 2020
Jonathan Edwards signed this EDM as a sponsor on 14 Feb 2020
Carmarthenshire net-zero carbon strategy
Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Plaid Cymru - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House congratulates Carmarthenshire Council for becoming the first local authority in Wales to launch a strategy to become net-zero carbon neutral by 2030; notes that the highly-ambitious strategy of the County Council, approved by the full council at its meeting on 12 February 2020, sets out actions to …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives led by Jonathan Edwards

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1 Bill introduced by Jonathan Edwards

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Public Expenditure and Taxation (Advisory Body) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Jonathan Edwards (Plaid Cymru)
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule) 1st reading: House of Commons 2 October, 2019 3 Oct 2019, 11:39 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to establish an independent advisory body to make recommendations on the equitable distribution of public expenditure across the United Kingdom, the calculation of block grants to devolved administrations, the implications of the devolution of tax-raising powers for the United Kingdom fiscal framework, and the resolution of fiscal disputes arising between governments in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.


249 Written Questions asked by Jonathan Edwards

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