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Jonathan Edwards - Herald Column

Britain's economic inequality needs an Office for Fair funding

For decades, successive British Governments – red and blue alike – have tinkered around the edges of a broken economic system that has made the British State the most unequal in northern Europe, with nine of the ten poorest regions as well as its richest within its borders.

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“Wales deserves ‘reparations’ from UK Government” – Adam Price AM

Plaid Cymru leader Price says UK Government owes Wales for a century of neglect

Plaid Cymru leader and Carmarthen East and Dinefwr AM Adam Price has called for a Welsh Reconstruction Fund from the UK Government in compensation for a hundred years of economic neglect.

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Jonathan Edwards presents new law to ensure Fair Funding across UK Nations

Jonathan Edwards presents new law to ensure fair funding across UK nations

New Office for Fair Funding called for in Ten Minute Rule Bill

Plaid Cymru Treasury Spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP, presented a Bill in the House of Commons today, outlining a radical redesign of how the nations and regions of the UK are funded, through the establishment of an independent Office for Fair Funding.

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Jonathan Edwards - Herald Column

The Prime Minister Misled the Queen, He Should Resign

Every week is a big week in politics these days, but this week’s unanimous decision by all 11 Judges of the Supreme Court to declare the decision of the British Government to suspend the House of Commons as unlawful will reverberate in history.

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Jonathan Edwards - Herald Column

Let’s Bring the World Cup Back to Wales

As readers read this weeks edition of the Herald the ninth Rugby World Cup would have began in Japan. For Wales, the Rugby World Cup is a momentous occasion, and the eyes of the whole nation will be focused on events in the far east over the coming two months.

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The End of Westminster Democracy and What Happens Next

Being a Member of Parliament can be a surreal experience. This week I travelled down to London on the train after my usual Monday morning school run only to be informed by the time I had crossed the border that the British Government was closing parliament for five weeks that very evening.

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What the Rebel Alliance should do next

Readers of my Herald Column by now will be acutely aware of my position on Brexit. Normal political tactics would be to assume a position of ambiguity in order to avoid offending electors and critically to be able to appear to be all things to all people. That's never been my style - in my acceptance speech following my first victory in 2010 I quoted Aneurin Bevan "We know what happens to people who stand in the middle of the road – they get run down."

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Tin Pot Dictatorship Britain

I write this column in my study at home following the quite extraordinary decision of the British Government to prorogue Westminster until the middle of October. Its decision is guided by a simple calculation. It knows it will lose votes in the House of Commons in early September as Members of Parliament do their jobs and protect the interests of their constituents against the reckless Brexit policy of the British Government – and therefore its answer is to suspend the House of Commons and the Lords to reduce the opportunity for Members of both Houses to undertake their duty.

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If you respect our industrial heartlands stop ripping off miners, Jonathan Edwards MP

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP supports review into unfair miner's pension settlement

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UK Shared Prosperity Fund

This week it was revealed that the British State is well on its way of achieving US style wealth, wage and health inequality.

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