Ed Vaizey

MP, Wantage

Wantage Conservative

Ed Vaizey’s voting in Parliament

Ed Vaizey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Ed Vaizey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Ed Vaizey generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Ed Vaizey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband 26 May 2016

    The Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy has met and written to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), encouraging it to strengthen its rules on broadband speed claims in advertising. We consider that the proportion of customers who can receive the headline speed should be higher than their guidelines stipulate (10%) and have asked to ASA to examine this.
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Museums and Galleries 26 May 2016

    The Department holds a number of case studies and research papers with examples of the benefits that museums have on well-being, and has noted the importance of these benefits in the Culture White Paper. Examples of best practice in this area include National Museums Liverpool’s “House of Memories” dementia project, and the 'if: Volunteering for wellbeing' programme at IWM...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: BBC: Internet 26 May 2016

    Decisions in relation to the BBC's online content are a matter for the BBC which is editorially independent of the Government.

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Profile

Conservative MP for Wantage

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Defence
  • Light Bulbs
  • Film
  • Renaissance in the Regions
  • Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
  • Christmas

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (since 15 Jul 2014)
  • Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (22 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Culture, Communications and Creative Industries) (jointly with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (21 May 2010 to 21 Dec 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (31 Jul 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (13 Jul 2005 to 12 Mar 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Ed Vaizey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 85.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 167 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ed Vaizey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 704 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Earl of Plymouth Estates Ltd
Address of donor: Estate Office, Bromfield, Ludlow SY8 2JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: company, registration 00499738

(Registered 06 June 2015)
Name of donor: Laurence Hollingworth
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 June 2015)
Name of donor: Edward Speed
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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