Elizabeth Truss

MP, South West Norfolk

South West Norfolk Conservative

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How Elizabeth Truss voted
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Elizabeth Truss occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 77.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 180 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Norwich City Football club
Address of donor: Carrow Road, Norwich NR1 1JE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: box at football match and lunch for me and my husband; value £2,000
Date of receipt of donation: 24 September 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 26 December 2013
Donor status: company, registration 00154044
(Registered 6 January 2014)

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