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Edward Argar

Conservative - Charnwood

Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

(since September 2019)
Edward Argar is not a member of any APPGs
4 Former APPG memberships
Dementia, Eye Health and Visual Impairment, Oman, Yemen
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
14th Jun 2018 - 10th Sep 2019
Procedure Committee
13th Jul 2015 - 21st Nov 2016

Department Event
Monday 28th June 2021
Department of Health and Social Care
Legislation - Main Chamber
The Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill: Second Reading
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Division Votes
Wednesday 9th June 2021
Information Commissioner (Remuneration)
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 359 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 369 Noes - 2
Tuesday 22nd June 2021
Indemnity for the Independent Review into Issues Raised at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

It is normal practice, when a Government Department proposes to undertake a contingent liability in excess of £300,000 for which …

Written Answers
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Genetics: Screening
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the viability of …
Early Day Motions
None available
Wednesday 29th June 2016
Registration of Marriage Bill 2016-17
A Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.
None available
MP Financial Interests
Tuesday 14th April 2020
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Lord David Brownlow
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 14th November 2017
Registration of Marriage (No. 2) Bill 2017-19
A Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Edward Argar has voted in 290 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(15 debate interactions)
Justin Madders (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)
(10 debate interactions)
Eleanor Laing (Conservative)
(9 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department of Health and Social Care
(357 debate contributions)
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Charnwood Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Edward Argar has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Edward Argar

Edward Argar has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Edward Argar, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Edward Argar has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Edward Argar has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Edward Argar

A Bill to make provision about the registration of marriages.

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Commons
Friday 13th January 2017
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Edward Argar has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament