Sarah Wollaston

MP, Totnes

Totnes Conservative

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How Sarah Wollaston voted
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  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Sarah Wollaston sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Fishing Industry 11 Dec 2014

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Backbench Business: Fishing Industry 11 Dec 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow that eloquent contribution from the hon. Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright). Like others, I should like to start by paying tribute to all those fishermen who put their lives on the line to put food on the nation’s plate. No one knows more about the ultimate price that fishing families pay than my hon. Friend the Member for South East Cornwall (Sheryll...
  • Backbench Business: Fishing Industry 11 Dec 2014

    Yes, absolutely. My hon. Friend makes an important point. We are all calling on the Minister not to penalise sport fishermen. Sport fishing is very important to my constituency because it attracts a large number of tourist visitors. Having a one fish-bag limit is illogical when the vast majority of mortality is a result of pair-trawling carried out by the French. I hope that he will hold his...

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Conservative MP for Totnes

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Surgery
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
  • NHS: Compensation
  • Cancer
  • Smuggling: Tobacco

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Health Committee

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2.          Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from the Guardian media group.  Address: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
Payment of £180 received on 5 December 2013 for two articles online which appeared on 25 and 28 November 2013. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 December 2013)
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)
Payment of £150 received on 2 December 2013 from BBC, BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL, for appearing on ‘Any Questions’ on 22 November 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 2 December 2013)
Payment of £3,007 received on 28 November 2013 from Chagford Health Centre, Chagford, Devon TQ13 8BW. These are overdue payments for my work as a partner in the practice before the 2010 General Election. I have not worked for the practice since the General Election. No relevant hourly rate.  (Registered 9 December 2013)
Payment of £100 received on 20 December 2013 from BBC Contributor Payments, PO Box 480, Manchester M14 0EL for contribution to BBC Radio 5 Live on 3 December 2013. Hours: approx 1 hr, including preparation. (Registered 27 December 2013)
Payment of £150 received on 6 January 2014 from Trinity Mirror SHA, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP for an article which appeared in the Mirror Newspaper on 17 November 2013. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 21 January 2014)

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