Edward Timpson

Former MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

A selection of Edward Timpson's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details

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Edward Timpson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care 26 Mar 2015

    Of the 45 Ofsted inspection reports of local authority children’s social care published under the single inspection framework, our records show that five reports refer to weaknesses in the timeliness of visits to children who are privately fostered. The Department for Education has introduced formal intervention measures for four of the five authorities in order to improve their...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Standards 26 Mar 2015

    The Department for Education does not maintain a record of all applications from local authorities to install Interim Executive Boards (IEBs). Our records show that in the last five years the Secretary of State has approved 325 local authority IEBs. Of these 127 have subsequently opened as academies and a further 36 have been approved to open as academies. The total number of approved...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Workers 26 Mar 2015

    The tender process to award the contract for the development of the assessment for the Approved Child and Family Practitioner (ACFP) status is ongoing. The Department for Education, therefore, is unable to answer any questions regarding bidders or contract awards. Once a contract has been awarded, details will be published on https://www.gov.uk. The Department fully recognises the...

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Former Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich

Entered House of Commons on 23 May 2008 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Revenue and Customs: Crewe
  • Adoption
  • Pupils: Epilepsy
  • Written Questions: Government Responses
  • Royal Mail: Crewe

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (6 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (13 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (13 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 135 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 246 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Steven Williams
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £25,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 July 2014)
(a) Mr Nicholas Martin Dulcken
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 29 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Steven J Williams
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £21,250
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 19 February 2015)
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: provision of staff (value £55,338) and office premises (rent, rates, insurance and maintenance with a value of £14,336) for 2012-13.
(b) Date of receipt: April 2012 - March 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: April 2012
(b) Donor status: company, registration 00675216
(b) (Registered 8 June 2012, updated 2 May 2013 and 16 April 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of staff and rent, rates, insurance and maintenance of constituency office to the value of £84,882.
(b) Date of receipt: April 2013 - March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: April 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration 00675216
(b) (Registered 16 April 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of staff and rent, rates, insurance and maintenance of constituency office to an estimated value of £85,000.
(b) Date of receipt: April 2014 - March 2015
(b) Date of acceptance: April 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 00675216
(b) (Registered 16 April 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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