Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

Sam Gyimah’s voting in Parliament

Sam Gyimah is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Sam Gyimah’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Sam Gyimah never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Poverty and Life Chances Review 21 Jul 2015

    This government wants to see every child fulfilling their potential and succeeding in life. The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions recently announced that this government will focus on improving life chances by tackling the root causes of child poverty. It believes that action to ensure that parents can work and to improve educational attainment across the board will make the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Children's Centres 21 Jul 2015

    The department does not hold centrally the information requested. Sure Start Children’s Centres Statutory Guidance states that local authorities should ensure their network of children’s centres is accessible to all families with young children in their area and that opening times and availability of services meets the needs of families in their area. ...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: ICT 21 Jul 2015

    The Department for Education does not provide schools with dedicated funds for information technology. We are therefore unable to advise on the volume or type of equipment that has been purchased. Headteachers manage their own budgets, prioritise spend and are best placed to decide on local requirements.

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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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 96.23% 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.
  • 129 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sam Gyimah’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
On 4 July 2015 I gave a speech to Woldingham School, Marden Park, Caterham CR3 7YA. Hours: 2 hrs plus preparation and travel. On 4 July 2015 the school made a gift of £1,000 to a charity of my choice.
(Registered 24 July 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Richard Plackett
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mr Rigel Mowatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2014)
Name of donor: London Maternity and Birth Services Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Aztec Row, Berners Road, London N1 0PW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 07345732

(Registered 16 January 2015)
Name of donor: East Surrey Business Club
Address of donor: Cranham, Woodhurst Lane, Oxted, Surrey RH8 9ED

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 09 March 2015)
Name of donor: City Computing LTD
Address of donor: City House, Sutton Park Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2AE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 01767817

(Registered 21 May 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Tandridge Club (patrons’ club)
Address of donor: Thatcher’s, Pasterns Road, Limpsfield, Oxted RH8 0RE

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

Dates of receipt: respectively, 8 June 2014 and 30 June 2014 (Updated 30 October 2014)

Dates of acceptance: respectively, 8 June 2014 and 30 June 2014

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 24 July 2014)
Name of donor: Tandridge Club (patrons’ club)
Address of donor: Thatcher’s, Pasterns Road, Limpsfield, Oxted RH8 0RE

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

Dates of receipt: donations for delivery received on 19 November and 5 December 2014; donation for printing received on 5 December 2014

Dates of acceptance: donations for delivery accepted on 19 November and 5 December 2014; donation for printing accepted on 5 December 2014

Donor status: unincorporated association. During 2014 Anthony Turner has given more than £1,500 to this association (Updated 6 January 2015).

(Registered 11 December 2014)

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