Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

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How Sam Gyimah voted
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Sam Gyimah occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 11 Mar 2015

    Education: Sure Start children’s centres: Follow up. 9:30 am
    Witnesses: Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare and Education
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Care Costs: Disabled Children 2 Mar 2015

    This Government have introduced the biggest reforms to special educational needs and disabilities provisions in 30 years, reforms that enjoy cross-party support. Every disabled child, like all other three and four-year-olds, is entitled to a free 15 hours of early education, and the situation is the same for disadvantaged two-year-olds. In addition, when tax-free child care is introduced,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Care Costs: Disabled Children 2 Mar 2015

    On the cost of child care in general, let me point out that the Labour party left us with the highest child care costs in the OECD; they went up by 50% when it was in government. This Government have been helping parents with the cost of child care, particular parents with disabled children, whom the hon. Lady mentioned. Local authorities have a legal duty to secure sufficient child care for...

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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 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 82.51% 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") 91 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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: Richard Plackett
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 11 December 2014; updated 19 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Rigel Mowatt
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 11 December 2014; updated 19 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: London Maternity and Birth Services Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 4 Aztec Row, Berners Road, London N1 0PW
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 07345732
(a) (Registered 16 January 2015)
(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)
(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 autumn newsletter: delivery at £2,768.05 and printing at £1,079.62; total: £3,847.67
(b) Dates of receipt: donations for delivery received on 19 November and 5 December 2014; donation for printing received on 5 December 2014   
(b) Dates of acceptance: donations for delivery accepted on 19 November and 5 December 2014; donation for printing accepted on 5 December 2014   
(b) Donor status: unincorporated association. During 2014 Anthony Turner has given more than £1,500 to this association.
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014; updated 6 January 2015)

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