Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

Edward Timpson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Edward Timpson sometimes differs from their party collegues, 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
  • Edward Timpson generally voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Edward Timpson never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Playing Fields 23 Jul 2015

    This government will only give local authorities and schools permission to dispose of school playing fields if the sports and curriculum needs of the school can continue to be met. All proceeds of any sales must be put back into improving sports or educational facilities. It is not the government or the department that instigates the disposal of school playing fields. It is the schools...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Cumbria 23 Jul 2015

    As of 20 July, there are six schools in Special Measures in Cumbria. Of these: • Five are local authority maintained, of which three are currently in the process of becoming sponsored academies; • One is currently a sponsored academy. There are no schools currently in Special Measures in Copeland.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Carers: Young People 23 Jul 2015

    We have changed the law to improve how young carers and their families are identified and supported. Changes introduced through the Children and Families Act 2014 consolidate and simplify the legislation relating to young carers’ assessments, making rights and duties clearer to both young people and practitioners. They extend the right to an assessment of needs to all young carers,...

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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)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 12 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 90.57% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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: 13 Jul 2015.


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