Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

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How Sam Gyimah voted
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Sam Gyimah hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Overseas Voters Bill 23 Jan 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Christchurch (Mr Chope) for bringing this issue to our attention. I believe that this is his second Bill so far today, and his 10th private Member’s Bill in the current Session. I am sure that his constituents will be pleased that he has embraced this fixed-term Parliament, and is using all the time available to him. I understand that the next Bill...
  • Overseas Voters Bill 23 Jan 2015

    I will in a moment. The hon. Gentleman also said that 7 million voters were missing from the register. We must all recognise and accept—as I hope he will when he intervenes—that, according to the Electoral Commission, a significant number of people were missing from the register before the introduction of individual electoral registration. The fact that people are not on the...
  • Overseas Voters Bill 23 Jan 2015

    Individual electoral registration is about making the register both as complete and as accurate as possible. We should expect that people who are on the register but who should not be will fall off as result of the transition, and as one in 10 were not automatically transferred, we should also accept that more needs to be done about people who should be on the register and are not. The...

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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 16 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 82.73% 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") 79 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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)
(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 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Richard Plackett
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 14 November 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 14 November 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Mr Rigel Mowatt
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(b) Date of receipt: 18 November 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 18 November 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 11 December 2014)

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