Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

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How Edward Timpson voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • 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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Edward Timpson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Free Schools 18 Dec 2014

    A total of eight 16 to 19 free schools have opened in 2014-15. We hold student recruitment data for seven of these schools who have, in total, recruited 686 students in that period. After contracts for site acquisition and construction are finalised, and the cost of the project is no longer commercially sensitive, we will publish details of the capital funding received by each open free...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Family Courts 18 Dec 2014

    The Department for Education has been a strong supporter of the Family Drug and Alcohol Court model since 2008, and has worked closely with the team to grow the model and secure its sustainability. With regard to further financial commitment, I refer the Hon Member to the reply given to him on 14 July in PQ 204870.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Foster Care 18 Dec 2014

    Our evidence at national level suggests that there is no overall shortage of foster carers. However, some local authorities report local difficulties, including shortages of particular types of foster carer such as those able to accommodate sibling groups and children with complex needs and challenging behaviours. The Government is investing 750,000, over the period 2013 -15, in an...

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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 17 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 80.85% 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") 231 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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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