Edward Argar

MP, Charnwood

Charnwood Conservative

Edward Argar campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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 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.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions 23 Jan 2017

    Although the current police funding formula has not been fully applied to Leicestershire police, meaning a loss of 5.6 million annually even under that unfair funding formula, Chief Constable Simon Cole and his excellent team of officers have continued to drive down crime locally, but can my right hon. Friend reassure me, and them, that they and Leicestershire will secure a fair funding...
  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households 17 Jan 2017

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Glasgow Central (Alison Thewliss). I have to say, however, that although she said that she was not getting answers from the Government, I know—having read the reports of Westminster Hall debates—that not only are she and her constituents getting answers, but, more important, her constituents are getting jobs as a result of the...
  • Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services) Bill 13 Jan 2017

    It is a pleasure, tempered only slightly by the small element of party politics injected into what has been a very non-party political and good-humoured debate, to follow the shadow Minister. I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Torbay (Kevin Foster) for introducing the Bill. He is always an assiduous parliamentarian and performer in this Chamber. It is always a pleasure to listen...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Charnwood

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Developing Countries: Contracts
  • Yemen: Armed Conflict
  • Asylum: Children
  • Broadband: Charnwood
  • Schools: Defibrillators

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 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Edward Argar’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 23 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 93.94% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: David Brownlow
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: guest at Conservative Party Summer Dinner/Party, value £1,500

Date received: 29 June 2016

Date accepted: 29 June 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 13 July 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian West Bank

Date of visit: 14-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 01 March 2016)
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a total value of £3,717

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 3-6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact-finding.

(Registered 12 April 2016)

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