Edward Vaizey

Former MP, Wantage

Wantage Conservative

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How Edward Vaizey voted
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  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Edward Vaizey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: Cybercrime 26 Mar 2015

    As at the end of February 2015, 333 organisations had achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation and 72 had achieved Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation – a total of 405. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills does not currently hold information on how many insurance companies reference Cyber Essentials accreditation. However, Cyber insurance is a rapidly developing area...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Cybercrime: Insurance 26 Mar 2015

    The recently published government guidance on cyber security for small businesses encourages companies to consider insurance as part of their approach to managing cyber risk. Cyber insurance is a rapidly developing area with government and the insurance sector publishing a joint report on tackling cyber risks on 23 March 2015. A key component of that report is an agreement that participating...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Internet: Copyright 26 Mar 2015

    This Government is committed to tackling intellectual property crime and is carefully considering the findings and recommendations of ‘Penalty Fair’, the independent review on criminal sanctions for copyright infringement. Appropriate next steps may include a public consultation, as recommended in the review, giving rights holders, members of the public and all copyright and...

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Former Conservative MP for Wantage

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

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

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • 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 very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 156 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 593 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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