Sarah Wollaston

MP, Totnes

Totnes Conservative

Sarah Wollaston’s voting in Parliament

Sarah Wollaston is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Sarah Wollaston’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Sarah Wollaston sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Medicine: Education 16 Sep 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the change in the number of people applying to study medicine in 2014 relative to previous years; and if his Department will assess what effect (a) increases in tuition fees and (b) fear of increased debt may have on such applications.
  • [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] — NHS (Contracts and Conditions) 14 Sep 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Vaz, particularly as recently you were a fellow member of the Select Committee on Health. For the record, I am married to a full-time NHS forensic psychiatrist, although one might say that I do not have a dog in this fight, because he already works weekends. It may help the House if I comment quickly on the background. I thank Professor...
  • [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] — NHS (Contracts and Conditions) 14 Sep 2015

    May I recommend that the hon. Lady read last week’s edition of the British Medical Journal, where the issue is set out very well by Professor Freemantle?

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Conservative MP for Totnes

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)
  • Chair, Health Committee (since 18 Jun 2015)

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
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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