Edward Timpson

MP, Crewe and Nantwich

Crewe and Nantwich Conservative

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 generally voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children 23 Feb 2017

    No formal requests for use of the power can been made while the Children and Social Work Bill is still being considered by parliament, but we have set out some initial examples of ideas by some of our Partner in Practice local authorities. However, there is no automatic presumption they would be granted. Before any exemption would be allowed, applications would need to go through a rigorous...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Services: Children 23 Feb 2017

    The letter sent from the Chief Social Worker to local authorities, regarding the Children and Social Work Bill has been placed in the House library, where it is accessible to members of both Houses. The intent of this letter was to provide local authorities with additional information on the Bill and received no direct responses.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Exercise: Pupils 23 Feb 2017

    We want all pupils to be healthy and active. That is why PE remains a compulsory subject at all four key stages in the national curriculum, and why since 2013 the government has provided over £600m of ring-fenced funding through the Primary PE and Sport Premium to help improve the quality of PE provision. This funding is making a big impact. In independent research, schools reported...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich

Entered the House of Commons on 23 May 2008 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Edward Timpson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

  • Minister of State (Department for Education) (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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  • Has spoken in 11 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 78.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 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.
  • 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 314 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

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 £123,444 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 £98,819, 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)
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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