How Laura Sandys voted
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Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Laura Sandys occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
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:...
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Conservative MP for South Thanet
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy and Climate Change
- UK Trade and Investment
- Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
- Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency
- Pupils: Disadvantaged
- Medical Research Council
Currently held offices
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 15 Oct 2012)
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 23 Jun 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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