Edward Argar

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

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Charnwood Conservative

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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 17 Oct 2018

    Human Rights: Youth detention: solitary confinement and restraint. 3:15 pm; Other
    Witnesses: Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice Peter Gormley, Deputy Director for Casework, Partnerships Business and Change, Youth Custody Service Jonathan Marron, Director General, Community and Social Care, Department of Health and Social Care Teresa Fenech, Director of Nursing and Quality Assurance, Specialised Commissioning, NHS England
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Living Wage 15 Oct 2018

    The UK Living Wage (sometimes referred to as the ‘Real Living Wage’) and the London Living Wage, are both voluntary rates set by the Living Wage Foundation. These are not statutory figures which relate to the government policy in this area, and so are not legally binding on employers. The statutory minimum rates are the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. For...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Living Wage 15 Oct 2018

    The UK Living Wage (sometimes referred to as the ‘Real Living Wage’) and the London Living Wage, are both voluntary rates set by the Living Wage Foundation. These are not statutory figures which relate to the government policy in this area, and so are not legally binding on employers. The statutory minimum rates are the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. For...

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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
  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Edward Argar’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — below 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 97.50% 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") 89 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 2018.

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)

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