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We need healthy challenge to stop us being a one-party state

In a Western Mail essay piece published on Monday 28th December, Adam Price looks at the pros and cons of the 'village-life' nature of public life in Wales.  He says it means communication is good but also that there is a risk of unchallenged 'groupthink'.

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MP and AM meet council leaders to discuss flooding contingency plans

Member of Parliament Jonathan Edwards and Assembly Member Rhodri Glyn Thomas were at County Hall today discussing the effects of flooding across Carmarthenshire.

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Give Welsh Government veto on TTIP to protect public services - Jonathan

Jonathan Edwards MP has today used a debate in the House of Commons to argue that the Welsh Government should be granted a veto on the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) in order to protect public services.

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Support small businesses this Saturday

‎Local politician Adam Price is backing the Small Business Saturday initiative this weekend, and has urged residents to champion our local shops in the run up to Christmas.

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Why I'll be voting against military action

Let us firstly acknowledge we all agree that Daesh/Islamic State is an evil force that the world has to confront. The disagreement relates to the best strategic response to that challenge.

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MP questions Prime Minister on Syria military intervention

Local Member of Parliament Jonathan Edwards took an opportunity to question the Prime Minister last week to call for greater diplomatic pressure on government forces which are killing those already trying to stop Daesh, more commonly known as Islamic State or ISIL, in Syria and Iraq.

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Wales granted income-tax powers without referendum

Local MP and Plaid Cymru’s Treasury spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP, has welcomed today's announcement in the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review that Wales is to be granted income-tax powers without a referendum, hailing a victory for his party which was the first to propose such a move.

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Welsh households set to lose £459 a year

Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP, has responded to new figures by the Institute for Fiscal Studies showing that every Welsh household in Wales is set to lose around £459 each year as a result of the UK Government's tax and benefits changes.

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Debate on the UK Economy

The Chancellor is known for being a very political operator. Economic historians will pay tribute to the manner in which, following the 2010 election, he successfully framed the economic debate by focusing on the deficit. This enabled the Conservative party to challenge the economic competence of its predecessors while also allowing it the political space to pursue its ideological obsession with reducing the size of the state.

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Steel Industry Debate in Parliament

On Wednesday 28th October, local MP Jonathan Edwards contributed to the parliamentary debate on the steel industry.  You can read his contribution here.

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