Sarah Wollaston

MP, Totnes

Totnes Conservative

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How Sarah Wollaston voted
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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Sarah Wollaston sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee 26 Feb 2015

    Following the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Kettering (Mr Hollobone) about a diversity of views, does my hon. Friend the Chair of the Committee agree that too much of our news coverage has an entirely metropolitan focus? Will he elaborate further on what the report said about how we can encourage more resourcing for, and better coverage of, views from rural parts of Britain?
  • Business of the House: Jimmy Savile (NHS Investigations) 26 Feb 2015

    The Secretary of State has set out in the starkest terms the extent of the vile abuse perpetrated by Savile. It is also chilling to note in Kate Lampard’s excellent report that between 60% and 90% of child abuse is still going unreported. Those who perpetrate it are adept at adapting their mechanisms, and recommendation 9 in the report mentions the extent to which abusers use social...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Free Social Care 24 Feb 2015

    What assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of Her Majesty’s Treasury’s costing of free social care at the end of life.

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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
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • NHS: Compensation
  • Cancer

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 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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