Laura Sandys

Former MP, South Thanet

South Thanet Conservative

A selection of Laura Sandys's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Laura Sandys occasionally rebelled against their party in their last parliament

Recent appearances

  • Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law 20 Mar 2015

    It is pleasure, although with a significant amount of disagreement, to follow the hon. Member for Blaydon (Mr Anderson). We must remember exactly where we have come from, not just where we are today. We inherited a total economic mess, and as with school reports, it is not just the overall score card that matters; it is the difference between the starting point and where we are today:...
  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    I want to thank everybody here and to ask the Minister to do something for everybody, not least the two young ladies we have heard about today. Their legacy is worth his doing three things. The first is to talk to NHS England and work out a pathway to reduce by 400 the unnecessary deaths caused by SUDEP each year. The second is to kick and beat the more than 90% of CCGs that do not have a...

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Former Conservative MP for South Thanet

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • UK Trade and Investment
  • Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
  • Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency
  • Pupils: Disadvantaged
  • Medical Research Council

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (15 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (23 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.65% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 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.
  • 90 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 94 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Part owner of a flat in London. Rental income is paid to the other owner. (Registered 8 December 2012)

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