Sarah Wollaston

Former MP, Totnes

Totnes Conservative

A selection of Sarah Wollaston's votes

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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details

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Sarah Wollaston sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Conservative MP for Totnes

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Carers
  • Surgery
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Eyesight: Testing

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (18 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Health Committee (18 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 18 Jun 2014)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 153 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 152 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2.          Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from the Guardian media group.  Address: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
Payment of £285 received on 6 March 2014 for an article which appeared on 24 February 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 9 April 2014)
Payment of £90 received on 1 May 2014 for an article which appeared online in Comment is Free, on 24 April 2014. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. (Registered 2 May 2014)
9 January 2015, received £250 from the Daily Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article published in the Daily Telegraph on 1 January 2015. Hours: approx. 3 hrs. (Registered 19 January 2015)
22 January 2015, received £100 from BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL, for broadcast material on 13 January 2015. Hours: 1 hr including preparation. (Registered 26 January 2015)

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