Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

Edward Timpson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Edward Timpson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Edward Timpson’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Priority School Building Programme 27 Jul 2016

    The Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) is rebuilding and/or refurbishing those school buildings in the worst condition across the country. We expect to deliver the vast majority of the new school buildings in Phase 1 by the end of 2017, two years earlier than originally planned. Work on schools in Phase 2 of the programme has recently begun and good progress is being made. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Mental Health 26 Jul 2016

    The survey will provide the first nationally representative assessment of activities carried out by schools and colleges to support their pupils’ and students’ mental health and development of character traits. The fieldwork for the survey has now begun and the Department expects to publish the results early in 2017.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies: Bury St Edmunds 26 Jul 2016

    The number of pupils on roll in the nine academies in the Bury St Edmunds Constituency for the years when they were open as academies from January 2012 to January 2016 is provided in the table below: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Bury St Edmunds County Upper School 1009 993 957 978 987 Horringer Court Middle School 296 272 307 356 371 Westley Middle School 468 466...

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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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 12 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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.19% 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.
  • 129 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 298 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 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 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 portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving 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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