Edward Argar

Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Developing Countries: Contracts
  • Yemen: Armed Conflict
  • Asylum: Children
  • Tree Planting
  • Pupils: Communication Skills

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (since 10 Sep 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Edward Argar’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 very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.52% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 168 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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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