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.

However, Sam Gyimah sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Sam Gyimah consistently voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Sam Gyimah consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Sam Gyimah’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Sam Gyimah’s full vote analysis page for more.

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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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 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: 13 Jul 2015.


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