Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Edward Timpson voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
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Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich
Topics of interest
- Schools and Families
- Revenue and Customs: Crewe
- Pupils: Epilepsy
- Written Questions: Government Responses
- Royal Mail: Crewe
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (14 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 23 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 84.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 199 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
(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 2013-14
(b) Date of receipt: 31 March 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 31 March 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration number 00675216
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