Welsh nationalist MP Jonathan Edwards is expelled after being arrested on ...

Welsh nationalist MP Jonathan Edwards is expelled from the party after being arrested on suspicion of assault Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards arrested for an alleged assault Wednesday   Edwards, 44, of Carmarthenshire, was released on bail pending an investigation Welsh police are yet to release any further information about the allegations  The party confirmed that they have withdrawn the whip from the father-of-two   

By Ryan Fahey For Mailonline

Published: 08:32 BST, 23 May 2020 | Updated: 11:54 BST, 23 May 2020

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Welsh nationalist MP Jonathan Edwards has been temporarily expelled from the party pending a police investigation after he was arrested on suspicion of assault on Wednesday.

Edwards, 44, who has represented Carmarthen East and Dinefwr for Plaid Cymru since 2010, was arrested earlier this week.

Police said a 44-year-old man from Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, had been arrested on suspicion of assault. He has been released on bail and the investigation is ongoing.

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