Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

A selection of Sam Gyimah's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Sam Gyimah never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs 1 Jul 2015

    In the 2015-16 financial year, the schools block unit of funding (SBUF), which covers pupils from reception to year 11, is 4,456 for St Helens, 4,565 for the North West region, and 4,612 for England. The SBUF does not cover funding for early years or high needs pupils. Information on SBUFs for all LAs and regions for financial year 2015 to 2016 can be found at this...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Colleges: VAT 30 Jun 2015

    The Department for Education estimates that VAT accounts for about 3% of sixth form colleges’ expenditure each year. The Education Funding Agency does not collect financial information from sixth form colleges in such a way that allows us to make a more precise year on year calculation of their VAT costs.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Sixth Form Colleges: VAT 29 Jun 2015

    Sixth form colleges (SFCs) do not qualify for VAT refunds as they are not part of local government, nor are they academies. The VAT treatment of SFCs is determined by their classification, which is designated by the Office for National Statistics. Colleges, including SFCs, have been liable for VAT since they ceased to be part of the local government sector in 1993. In order for SFCs to be...

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

Entered the 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 (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 100.00% 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 — 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") 104 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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