Edward Argar

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Conservative MP for Charnwood

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

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

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

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Infectious Diseases: Crime 16 Jan 2019

    All victims of crime are entitled to receive appropriate support to help them, as far as possible, cope and recover. Under the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (Victims’ Code), the police must conduct a needs assessment of a victim and refer them to victim support services, unless the victim chooses not to be. This may include referral to services which specialise in supporting people...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Complaints 15 Jan 2019

    Members of the public who are dissatisfied with the service provided by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) headquarters or its staff (including the Data Protection Officer) and wish to complain are directed to the complaints procedure on MoJ’s Gov.uk website. MoJ’s Executive Agencies similarly each have a complaints procedure (on Gov.uk) and complaints by members of the public will be...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Witnesses 14 Jan 2019

    This Government is committed to ensuring that both prosecution and defence witnesses receive timely and effective emotional and practical support to help them give their best evidence in criminal courts in England and Wales. The number of witnesses who have received support from the Ministry of Justice grant funded court based Witness Service in the last five years as reported by the...

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Conservative MP for Charnwood

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


Topics of interest

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

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

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 14 Jun 2018)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Tarmac Ltd
Address of donor: Portland House, Bickenhill Lane, Birmingham B37 7BQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Place on Tarmac's table at the CBI annual Dinner, with a value of £380

Date received: 22 May 2018

Date accepted: 22 May 2018

Donor status: company, registration 453791

(Registered 11 June 2018)
Name of donor: The Investment Association
Address of donor: Camomile Court, 23 Camomile Street, London EC3A 7LL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest at the Investment Association's annual dinner, ticket value £414

Date received: 16 October 2018

Date accepted: 16 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 04343737

(Registered 07 November 2018)

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