Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

A selection of Edward Timpson's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details

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Edward Timpson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools 1 Jul 2015

    Sites used by free schools are revalued when all construction work is complete. Costs of sites at the time of acquisition for individual free schools are published on gov.uk when a project's capital costs are no longer considered to be commercially sensitive i.e. when the construction contract has been signed. Data on 49 free schools has been published at this link:...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies 1 Jul 2015

    Open academies and free schools are required to handle complaints about them in accordance with the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014. As is the case with maintained schools, complainants are expected to exhaust fully the academy’s complaints procedure before approaching the Education Funding Agency (EFA). The EFA is responsible for reviewing complaints...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education 1 Jul 2015

    The Government wants all young people to leave school prepared for life in modern Britain. We agree with the Committee that high-quality physical, social, health and economic education (PSHE) and sex and relationships education (SRE) has a vital role to play in this. We are carefully considering the Committee’s recommendations and how best to address this.

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — 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 89.66% 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.
  • 135 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 254 times in debates — above 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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