Sam Gyimah

Former MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

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How Sam Gyimah voted
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Sam Gyimah occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Mental Health Services: Children 26 Mar 2015

    Schools have an important role to play in supporting children and young people around good mental health. Many schools provide their pupils with support services such as counselling. In order to help them do this effectively, the Department for Education published a blueprint for school counselling services, on 25 March 2015. This was developed in conjunction with experts in the field, and...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Statutory Register of Consultant Lobbyists 26 Mar 2015

    Part 1 of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 provides for a statutory register of consultant lobbyists. I have made an order to commence the provisions necessary to bring the register into effect on 1 April. From 1 April, organisations and individuals that engage in consultant lobbying, as defined by the Act, will be required to...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Deputy Prime Minister: Triennial Review of the Parliamentary Boundary Commissions 26 Mar 2015

    I am pleased to announce the completion of the triennial review of the four Parliamentary Boundary Commissions and publication of the final report. The Triennial Review was conducted in accordance with Government guidance for reviewing NDPBs. Stage 1 of the review considered whether there continues to be a need for the function, which the Parliamentary Boundary Commissions currently...

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Former Conservative MP for East Surrey

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (since 15 Jul 2014)

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 23 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 82.49% 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 99 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 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)
(a) Name of donor: East Surrey Business Club
(a) Address of donor: Cranham, Woodhurst Lane, Oxted, Surrey RH8 9ED
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 9 March 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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