Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

Edward Timpson’s voting in Parliament

Edward Timpson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Edward Timpson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Edward Timpson generally voted against the privatisation of Royal Mail, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Edward Timpson consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Edward Timpson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Performance Standards 27 May 2016

    As at 31 March 2016, there are currently 123 inadequate academies and free schools. The Department does not hold information on the number of academies which are awaiting re-brokerage. Regional Schools Commissioners will work with schools in a number of ways before considering moving them to a new sponsor.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools 26 May 2016

    Holding answer received on 23 May 2016 As at 23 May 2016, 110 free schools were in some form of temporary accommodation. Some of these schools will be open in temporary accommodation on their permanent site as part of a phased transition. Opening free schools in temporary accommodation has ensured that we have been able to meet a need for places and support free school trusts to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools 26 May 2016

    Holding answer received on 23 May 2016 Since the start of the programme in 2011, around 200 free schools have opened in some form of temporary accommodation. The majority of these schools have spent one to two years in temporary accommodation before moving to their permanent site. Opening free schools in temporary accommodation has ensured that we have been able to meet a need for...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich

Entered the 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 Minister for Schools (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Edward Timpson’s speeches
  • 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 294 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT

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 £85,468

Date of receipt: April 2014 - March 2015

Date of acceptance: April 2014

Donor status: company, registration 00675216

(Registered 16 April 2014; updated 08 May 2015)
Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of staff and rent, rates, insurance and maintenance of constituency office to a value of £125,424.68.

Date of receipt: 5 April 2015 - March 2016

Date of acceptance: 5 April 2015

Donor status: company, registration 00675216

(Registered 08 May 2015; updated 28 April 2016)
Name of donor: Timpson Ltd
Address of donor: Timpson House, Claverton Rd, Roundthorn Industrial Estate, Manchester M23 9TT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of staff and constituency office at an expected cost of £127,030 in total for 2016-17. This comprises one part time salary and payments for two part time contractors, plus staff expenses, at an expected cost of £116,630, and rent of the constituency office at an expected cost of £10,400.

Date of receipt: 5 April 2016 to 4 April 2017

Date of acceptance: 5 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 00675216

(Registered 28 April 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property in Cheshire West and Chester: (i) and (ii). (Registered 02 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (non-practising).

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