Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards is one of a small group at Westminster who think that Government plans to let voters get rid of MPs who break the rules don't go far enough. He's backing a rival bill to the legislation promised in the Queen's Speech.
Mr Edwards agrees that voters should have the right to petition for a by-election but disagrees with ministers who want to restrict that right to cases where an MP's behaviour has already been condemned by a committee at Westminster.
Jonathan Edwards wasn't in Parliament during the expenses scandal but says he doesn’t think what he calls "the Westminster elite" have learned anything from the period. He said a genuine Recall Bill could go some way to restoring trust in politics.
MPs will make last-ditch attempts to change the UK Government's Wales Bill when it reaches its final stages in the Commons later. Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards says his amendment would give the Welsh Government power to underwrite major infrastructure projects.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards says he welcomes the 'step forward' in today's announcement but regrets that not all recommendations of the Silk Commission were accepted and acted upon.
Plaid Cymru's Treasury spokesman, Jonathan Edwards MP, says that he hopes Finance Minister Jane Hutt is right in the dispute with the Treasury over extra funding as a share of spending on the HS2 rail project.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards has welcomed the Silk Commission opinion poll finding, saying that they provide a 'clear road map' for further devolution of power to the Assembly.
In its response to the Chancellor's Spending Review, Plaid Cymru highlights recent comments by member of the Shadow Cabinet about spending after 2015 to accuse Labour of falling into a 'political trap' laid by the Chancellor.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards will table an amendment to the UK Government's Finance Bill in a bid to speed up transfer of control of Air Passenger Tax to the Welsh Government.
Devolving the airport duty is one of the recommendations of the recent Silk Commission Report. Mr Edwards is urging Labour MPs to support his amendment.
Plaid Cymru Finance Spokesman Jonathan Edwards says the economic figures contained within the budget suggest a bleak future for Wales.
Plaid Cymru's Treasury spokesperson Jonathan Edwards has criticised the Chancellor's budget for failing 'to transfer key job-creating powers to Wales.' And he added