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: Higher Education: Liverpool City Region 16 Sep 2016

    Information is given on the number and percentage of students completing key stage 5 study (A level and other level 3 qualifications) in mainstream state-funded schools and colleges, and progressing to study at a UK Higher Education Institution for at least two terms the following year; in each of the last four years for which information is available. Free school meal eligibility is as...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Grammar Schools: Pupil Premium 16 Sep 2016

    The proportion of grammar school pupils in receipt of the pupil premium in (a) England and (b) each region are given in the table. Region Number of grammar schools Proportion of pupils receiving pupil premium East Midlands 15 12.5% East of England 8 5.6% London 19 7.6% North West 19 6.9% South East 57 8.1% South West 20 9.2% West Midlands 19 10.0% Yorkshire...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Academies 15 Sep 2016

    Holding answer received on 12 September 2016 The following table shows the number of academies that have been removed from MATs in the last three academic years. Academic Year Number of academies 2013/14 3 2014/15 38 2015/16 38 Academies and free schools removed from trusts in 2013/14, prior to the appointment of regional schools commissioners, would have had...

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Conservative MP for Crewe and Nantwich

Entered the House of Commons on 23 May 2008 — Byelection

Expenses

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 — 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 78.87% 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.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Timpson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 299 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 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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