Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

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How Sam Gyimah voted
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Sam Gyimah hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 26 Nov 2014

    Affordable Childcare: Affordable Childcare. 10:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 10.40am) evidence will be heard from Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education.
  • Backbench Business: Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 23 Oct 2014

    We have had some great contributions from both sides of the House. There were seven Back-Bench speeches, from my hon. Friend the Member for Gainsborough (Sir Edward Leigh), the hon. Member for Nottingham North (Mr Allen), my hon. Friend the Member for Poole (Mr Syms), the hon. Member for Great Grimsby (Austin Mitchell), and my hon. Friends the Members for Stone (Sir William Cash), for...
  • Backbench Business: Repeal of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 23 Oct 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend for his point. There were, of course, many other times when Parliament has considered whether we have the right balance for our time. During the era of the American revolutionary war, a Bill for annual Parliaments was moved year after year by a small but committed core of Back-Bench supporters. In response to my hon. Friend, I would say that our debate today continues...

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Higher Education: Scholarships
  • Higher Education: Admissions
  • Minerals
  • Aviation: Fuels
  • Taxation: Aviation

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Other offices held in the past

  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Feb 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 83.18% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 46 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Tandridge Club (patrons’ club)
(a) Address of donor: Thatcher’s, Pasterns Road, Limpsfield, Oxted RH8 0RE
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Donation to cover the costs of annual newsletter: delivery at £2,673.47 and printing at £1,466; total: £4,139.47   
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 24 July 2014)

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