How Elizabeth Truss voted
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Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Elizabeth Truss occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am announcing today £14.5 million of new investment in the Food and Environment Research Agency through a joint venture with Capita and Newcastle University . This is part of Defra’s ambitious science programme and recognition of the importance of cutting-edge research. The joint venture will expand the agency’s world-leading scientific capability and strengthen its role in...
The Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed a case of avian flu in a chicken breeding farm in Hampshire. Tests have confirmed the case as a low severity H7 strain of the disease, a much less severe form than the H5N8 strain found at a Yorkshire duck farm in November; there are no links between the two cases. Initial laboratory results indicate that this is likely to be the H7N7 subtype. The...
We have made good progress and cleaned up more than 10,000 miles of our rivers. Pollution from sewage has gone down significantly. During this Parliament, phosphate pollution will fall by a fifth and ammonia by a sixth. This shows that a healthy environment goes hand in hand with a healthy economy.
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Conservative MP for South West Norfolk
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- GCE A-level
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Maternity Pay
- Railways: East of England
- GCSE: Science
Currently held offices
- The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Justice Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 75.80% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 193 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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