How Sam Gyimah voted
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Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Sam Gyimah hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Affordable Childcare: Affordable Childcare.
Witnesses: (at 10.40am) evidence will be heard from Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education.
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...
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
- Innovation and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Higher Education: Scholarships
- Higher Education: Admissions
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 4 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 83.26% 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") 41 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.
(a) Name of donor: Tandridge Club (patrons’ club)
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(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 24 July 2014)
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