Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Edward Timpson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Education: Adoption 11 Sep 2014

    I have a great deal of sympathy for those parents and children who were affected by pressures, during the post-war years, to give children up for adoption. Since the 1970s there have been major shifts in the way society sees the family, single mothers, and the needs of children and successive Governments have done much to collectively resolve the social ills of the past. Society has become...
  • Written Answers — Education: Children in Care 11 Sep 2014

    The Improving Permanence for Looked-after Children consultation included proposals to amend the processes local authorities must undertake when children return home from care. Any reforms must strike the right balance between clarity in the statutory framework and professional judgment on the part of social workers and local authorities in meeting the needs of children. Some respondents...
  • Written Answers — Education: Free Schools 11 Sep 2014

    A list of all open free schools is published online at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/free-schools-successful-a pplications-and-open-schools-2014 Details of planned admissions numbers are not generally held centrally so we do not have the figures for free schools that opened in 2013 or earlier. However, we do have the figures for the free schools that have opened this month. This...

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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 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 82.05% 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.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 225 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(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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