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.
This is a random selection of Edward Argar’s votes.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 3 absences, between 2016–2022.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
19 votes for, 67 votes against, 5 absences, between 2016–2022.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
27 votes for, 3 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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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
- Department for International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department of Health
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Developing Countries: Contracts
- Yemen: Armed Conflict
- Economic Growth: Northern Ireland
- Iraq: Humanitarian Aid
- Schools: Defibrillators
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (since 27 Oct 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Victims and Prisoners Bill Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (14 Oct 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Attends Cabinet) ( 6 Sep 2022 to 14 Oct 2022)
- Paymaster General ( 6 Sep 2022 to 14 Oct 2022)
- Member, Neonatal Care (Leave and Pay) Bill Committee (20 Jul 2022 to 6 Sep 2022)
- Member, Health and Care Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 2 Nov 2021)
- Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (10 Sep 2019 to 6 Jul 2022)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (14 Jun 2018 to 10 Sep 2019)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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