A selection of Edward Timpson's votes
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Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2015
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
52 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 23 votes against, 6 absences, between 2009–2017
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We are committed to making this a country where everyone has a fair chance to go as far as his or her talent and hard work will allow. The pupil premium provides schools with significant additional funding - £2.5bn this year alone – to raise the achievement of their disadvantaged pupils and so close the attainment gap. Our guarantee to maintain current per-pupil funding levels for the rest...
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Information by Westminster Constituency or English region on the number of children aged over five receiving subsidised milk under the scheme is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. With regard to the longer-term approach to school milk provision, I refer the hon. Member to the government’s answer to parliamentary question 60828 on 25 January 2017.
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Former Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich
Entered the House of Commons on 23 May 2008 — Byelection
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Edward Timpson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Schools and Families
- Revenue and Customs: Crewe
- Pupils: Epilepsy
- Written Questions: Government Responses
- Royal Mail: Crewe
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Education) (8 May 2015 to 12 Jun 2017)
- 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)
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- 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 79.01% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 88 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 338 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
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 £122,011 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 £97,686, and rent of the constituency office at an expected cost of £24,325.
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; updated 28 September 2016 and 21 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
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