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Concerted rural strategy needed says Plaid Cymru politicians

Jonathan Edwards MP and Simon Thomas AM have today called for a concerted rural strategy to ensure the continued health of the Welsh agricultural sector.

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Plaid welcomes IFS report highlighting importance of single market membership

Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesperson Jonathan Edwards MP has today welcomed a new report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies highlighting the importance of continued membership of the European single market to the UK economy.

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Penybanc resident celebrates Legion d’honneur award with Jonathan Edwards

Penybanc resident Mr Howard Francis has today been today awarded the Legion d’honneur in recognition of his role in the invasion of Normandy in 1944, by Jonathan Edwards MP at Glangwili hospital.

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Plaid’s Jonathan Edwards urges direct investment to restore economic confidence

Jonathan Edwards MP has urged the UK Government to match the loosening of monetary policy following the Bank of England’s historic cut of interest rates to 0.25%, with a direct, fiscal policy response focused on investing in projects that can be achieved in the short-run.

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Welsh lamb exports to US welcomed by Plaid politicians

Carmarthenshire’s Jonathan Edwards MP and Adam Price AM have welcomed proposals that would see US restrictions on the import of Welsh lamb relaxed.

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Don’t penalise farmers with poor connectivity, AM tells Government Minister

Adam Price AM has called out the Welsh government’s decision to no longer communicate by post with farmers in the delivery of the Rural Payments Scheme, despite the growing gulf in digital connectivity between rural areas and the rest of Wales.

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Poverty worsens in Wales

Jonathan Edwards MP has warned that action, rather than words, had to be taken by the Labour Welsh Government to address chronic, and worsening, levels of poverty in Wales.

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MP secures Gwynfor Evans portrait in Parliamentary Art Collection

The curators of the House of Commons are set to purchase and display a portrait of the late Gwynfor Evans on the Parliamentary estate following representations by Carmarthenshire MP Jonathan Edwards.

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Local MP opposes removal of cap on English university tuition fees

This week in Parliament Plaid Cymru and Jonathan Edwards MP have opposed the Higher Education Bill which will remove caps on university tuition fees.

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Local politicians promote community connectivity initiative

Jonathan Edwards MP and Adam Price AM have urged local communities to bid for a Vodafone mobile connectivity initiative which would give indoor mobile coverage to community hubs.

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