Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

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How Edward Timpson voted
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Edward Timpson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Young People in Care 27 Jan 2015

    I thank the Chairman of the Education Committee, my hon. Friend the Member for Beverley and Holderness (Mr Stuart), who secured this important debate. I also reiterate my gratitude to his Committee and its members for their continued interest in our collective efforts to improve the lives of children in and leaving care—a group of young people who are among the most vulnerable in our...
  • Backbench Business: Young People in Care 27 Jan 2015

    As is often the case, the strange dissection of responsibilities across Government means that ministerial responsibility for CAMHS resides elsewhere in the Department, but the Under-Secretary of State for Education, my hon. Friend the Member for East Surrey (Mr Gyimah) works directly with the Department of Health, through the taskforce, to look at what resources are required. In recent...
  • Backbench Business: Young People in Care 27 Jan 2015

    Of course we want every local authority to do it, and the more that we can help them achieve that the better, but we have to consider the practicalities of a ban, bearing in mind the mixed views about how it could be implemented and the emergency situations in which bed and breakfast might be required. We must also ensure that local authorities that are falling short understand how ending the...

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Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich

Entered House of Commons on 23 May 2008 — Byelection

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

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 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 80.89% 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") 238 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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)
(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 number 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 number 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 number 00675216
(b) (Registered 16 April 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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