Edward Vaizey

MP, Wantage

Wantage Conservative

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How Edward Vaizey voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Edward Vaizey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Culture Media and Sport: British Film Institute (Triennial Review) 12 Sep 2014

    On 26 March 2014, I announced in a written ministerial statement, the commencement of the triennial review of the British Film Institute (BFI). I am now pleased to announce the completion of the review. The review concluded that the BFI should remain an executive non-departmental public body, and that it should maintain its core functions based on the five objectives set out in its Royal...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Regulation on Business 11 Sep 2014

    I am delighted to say that we are the first Government in modern history to reduce the overall burden of domestic regulation on business. Our one-in, two-out approach has cut the annual cost of regulation for businesses by 1.5 billion so far, and the red tape challenge has identified more than 3,000 regulations that we are planning to scrap or improve.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Regulation on Business 11 Sep 2014

    I agree with my hon. Friend. We really need much greater openness about the payment practices of businesses. Knowing who are good payers and bad payers is essential in deciding with whom to trade. We will therefore bring forward legislation to require large and listed companies to publish their payment practices and performance. We will also work with business groups to strengthen the prompt...

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Conservative MP for Wantage

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — 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 (Business, Innovation and Skills) (Digital Industries) (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)
  • Minister of State (Culture Media and Sport) (Digital Industries) (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

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 (Arts), Culture, Media and Sport (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Arts), Culture, Media & Sport (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Arts), Culture, Media & Sport (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 13 Mar 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — 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 65.73% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 501 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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