Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

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How Sam Gyimah voted
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Sam Gyimah hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Previous 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.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Bullying 26 Nov 2014

    The Government has sent a clear message to schools that all forms of bullying, for whatever reason, are absolutely unacceptable and should not tolerated. All schools are required, by law, to have a behaviour policy with measures to address all forms of bullying. Schools are free to develop their own anti-bullying strategies but they are held clearly to account for their effectiveness through...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Referral Units 26 Nov 2014

    Information on the number of pupils enrolled in pupil referral units in January 2014 in England and each local authority is published in the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical first release[1]. Information on the number of pupils in pupil referral units at the end of key stage 4 achieving five or more GCSEs including equivalents is published in the 2012/13 GCSE...

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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 9 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 83.07% 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") 62 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Tandridge Club (patrons’ club)
(b) Address of donor: Thatcher’s, Pasterns Road, Limpsfield, Oxted RH8 0RE
(b) 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
(b) Dates of receipt: respectively, 8 June 2014 and 30 June 2014   
(b) Dates of acceptance: respectively, 8 June 2014 and 30 June 2014   
(b) Donor status: unincorporated association
(b) (Registered 24 July 2014; updated 30 October 2014)

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