Edward Argar

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Conservative MP for Charnwood

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Crimes of Violence 1 Mar 2024

    The number of assaults on prison officers involving razors in the last year could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The number of assaults on prison officers involving razors which have resulted in hospitalisation in the last year could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The number of assaults on prison officers involving razors that have resulted in prison officers leaving...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prison Officers: Drugs 29 Feb 2024

    The vast majority of prison staff are hardworking and dedicated. A minority of staff engage in corrupt activity which is often as a result of conditioning and manipulation by prisoners. HM Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) has a zero-tolerance policy on corruption and takes appropriate action to the small number of staff and prisoners who break the rules. Our £100 million Security...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Drugs 29 Feb 2024

    The vast majority of prison staff are hardworking and dedicated. A minority of staff engage in corrupt activity which is often as a result of conditioning and manipulation by prisoners. HM Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS) has a zero-tolerance policy on staff who convey drugs into prisons, and take appropriate action to a small number of prison staff who break the rules. Our £100 million...

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Developing Countries: Contracts
  • Yemen: Armed Conflict
  • Tree Planting
  • Pupils: Communication Skills
  • Iraq: Humanitarian Aid

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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

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