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LETTER: Chester South and Eddisbury seat hard to call

LETTER: Chester South and Eddisbury seat hard to call

Dear Editor,
As we head towards the second half of 2024, there are a variety of scenarios for the domestic political scene.

A general election has to take place before January 2025.

May 17, 2024
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for cancer

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run London Marathon for cancer

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson is to run his 18th London Marathon in memory of his mother and to raise funds for The Christie Charity.

Mr Timpson, formerly a Tory MP for Crewe and Nantwich, will be lacing up his running shoes for the 2024 London Marathon on Sunday April 21.

March 26, 2024
LETTER: Boundary changes make election hard to call

LETTER: Boundary changes make election hard to call

Dear Editor
Everyone knows that there will be an election this year, and most people will be aware that boundary changes have redrawn the electoral map, so even though the polls suggest a big swing to Labour its harder to predict this one.

Sam Dixon, the popular sitting MP for the old Chester constituency, is standing for Labour in the new Chester North and Neston.

January 17, 2024
Dr Kieran Mullan set to battle for new Eddisbury seat, says report

Dr Kieran Mullan set to battle for new Eddisbury seat, says report

Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan is one of three vying to be candidate for the new Chester South and Eddisbury constituency, reports suggest.

Dr Mullan, Tory MP for Crewe and Nantwich since 2019, is believed to be challenging for what many regard as a safer Conservative seat.

September 7, 2023
Dr Kieran Mullan

Senior Tory calls on Crewe & Nantwich MP to stand down

A senior local Conservative has urged Dr Kieran Mullan to stand down as an MP at the next election following claims he wants to ditch Crewe and Nantwich for the safer new Eddisbury seat.

Dr Mullan has remained tight-lipped over the claims that he has expressed an interest in the Chester South and Eddisbury seat.

March 28, 2023
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to stand down at next General Election

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to stand down at next General Election

Eddisbury Tory MP Edward Timpson will not stand at the next General Election, he announced today.

Mr Timpson, former Crewe and Nantwich MP between 2008 and 2016, has written to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to explain his decision.

February 1, 2023
Edward Timpson

Cheshire MPs reaction to Boris Johnson resignation

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson has said he backs Boris Johnson’s decision to resign and will support his successor.

Mr Timpson’s office released a statement after Mr Johnson told the country he is resigning but will stay on until the new leader is in place.

July 8, 2022
Boris Johnson - pic under creative commons Photo_ Annika Haas (EU2017EE)

Eddisbury MP Timpson labels Boris Johnson “shameful” over ‘Partygate’

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Tory Cheshire East MP Edward Timpson said Government leaders should lead by example and called it “shameful” those setting the rules did not follow them during lockdown.

Eddisbury MP Mr Timpson issued a statement after Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised for breaking the rules when he was fined £50 following the police investigation into Partygate.

April 13, 2022
Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run 17th London Marathon for charity

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson to run 17th London Marathon for charity

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson is set to tackle his 17th London Marathon – this time in aid of Cheshire Young Carers.

The organisation works to give a childhood to young people aged six to 25 with caring responsibilities.

October 1, 2021
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

Cheshire East declines action over boundary changes review

Cheshire East will not take action at this time regarding the review of parliamentary constituencies, saying the suggested changes don’t impact significantly on the borough council, writes Belinda Ryan.

But the local authority does believe it may have to make representations during the second round of consultation, once Cheshire West and Chester Council makes its views known to the Boundary Commission.

July 8, 2021
MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

MPs welcome £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police

Eddisbury and Crewe & Nantwich MPs Edward Timpson and Kieran Mullan have welcomed additional £11.8 million funding for Cheshire Police in 2021-22.

Home Secretary Priti Patel announced policing will receive up to £15.8 billion in 2021-22 – an increase of £636 million on last year.

December 24, 2020
Edward Timpson

MP Edward Timpson welcomes funding for Eddisbury schools

Eddisbury MP Edward Timpson said schools in Calveley and Tarporley will benefit from Government funding to improve school facilities.

The constituency has been allocated a share of £434 million investment to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities and improve education across the UK.

July 15, 2020
“People have enough of dither” says Eddisbury winner Timpson

“People have enough of dither” says Eddisbury winner Timpson

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Eddisbury is Conservative again after Edward Timpson regained the seat for the Tories in emphatic style earlier today.

And he said that voters have had enough of “dither and delay” over Brexit.

December 13, 2019