Edward Argar

MP, Charnwood

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Charnwood Conservative

Edward Argar’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Edward Argar sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Edward Argar consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Edward Argar consistently voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Last updated: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Yemen 20 Nov 2017

    I highlight my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. As someone who has spent time in Yemen on a number of occasions in the past, I associate myself with the remarks made by those on both sides of the House about the tragedy befalling this special country. The Minister is absolutely right. The immediate priority must be the alleviation of humanitarian suffering. Does he...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police 16 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will list by police force area the (a) number of officers of superintendent rank or above in each local force and (b) proportion of each local police force's warranted strength that is of superintendent rank or above.
  • Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Paris Climate Change Agreement 7 Nov 2017

    In reaffirming the UK’s commitment to the Paris climate change deal, will my hon. Friend assure me that she had her colleagues will continue to pressure and persuade other countries that have not signed up to it or that might be reticent about its merits and about why they should be involved?

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Conservative MP for Charnwood

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

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

  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Developing Countries: Contracts
  • Yemen: Armed Conflict
  • Asylum: Children
  • Broadband: Charnwood
  • Algeria: Politics and Government

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Edward Argar’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 97.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 51 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Argar’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 45 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Indian High Commission/Government of India
Address of donor: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £2,500; accommodation and hospitality £1,500; total value £4,000

Destination of visit: New Delhi, India

Dates of visit: 12-18 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Indo-British APPG familiarisation visit to develop understanding of Indian policy aims and meet key decision makers in government and business.

(Registered 07 March 2017)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and food with a value of £3,500

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 1-7 April 2017

Purpose of visit: As part of the UAE APPG, to meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.

(Registered 24 April 2017)

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