Ruth Edwards

Assistant Whip

Conservative MP for Rushcliffe

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Recent appearances

  • Business without Debate 25 May 2023

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  • Crime and Neighbourhood Policing 31 Jan 2023

    In Nottinghamshire we have 405 more police officers as a result of the policing uplift. Many have gone into the neighbourhood policing team, so we have newbie officers in villages such as Keyworth and Ruddington. Will the Home Secretary join me in thanking Inspector Rob Lawton and his neighbourhood team for the brilliant work they do in Rushcliffe, and will she tell the House when the...
  • Urgent and Emergency Care Recovery Plan 30 Jan 2023

    I welcome the £1 billion funding announced today, and it is good that hospitals have benefited from innovations such as patient flow control centres, care transfer hubs, and virtual wards. When will hospitals and ICBs such as Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICB, which has not been part of the pilot, be able to access those innovations, so that my constituents can start to access the benefits?

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Conservative MP for Rushcliffe

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Marine Protected Areas
  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Females
  • Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
  • Fuel Cells: Manufacturing Industries
  • Fampridine

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (since 16 Feb 2023)
  • Member, BEIS Sub-Committee on National Security and Investment (since 25 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 7 Feb 2023 to 16 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (25 Oct 2022 to 12 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Committee ( 2 Mar 2022 to 22 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 2 Nov 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Nottingham Forest FC
Address of donor: The City Ground, Nottingham NG2 5FJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for Nottingham Forest v Fulham, estimated total value £1,200
Date received: 16 September 2022
Date accepted: 16 September 2022
Donor status: company, registration 01630402
(Registered 24 October 2022)
Name of donor: Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club
Address of donor: Trent Bridge, Nottingham NG2 6AG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Women's Ashes at Trent Bridge, total value £458.34
Date received: 24 June 2023
Date accepted: 24 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration IP28978R
(Registered 05 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI Ltd)
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £3,420
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Dates of visit: 28 August - 2 September 2022
Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.
(Registered 13 September 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 December 2021)
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
Until 30 June 2023, my spouse, Owen Edwards, was employed through the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) as the Coalition Coordinator for the Better Planning Coalition. (Registered 15 July 2022; updated 20 July 2023)
My spouse, Owen Edwards, is Associate Director at JBP Associates. (Registered 29 November 2022; updated 20 July 2023)

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