Elizabeth Truss

South West Norfolk Conservative

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How Elizabeth Truss voted
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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Elizabeth Truss occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Education: Children: Day Care 10 Apr 2014

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  • Written Answers — Education: Children: Day Care 10 Apr 2014

    The Department for Education uses cost information from a number of independent surveys. The Family and Childcare Trust (formerly the Daycare Trust) has published a child care costs survey annually since 2002. Survey information is available on: http://www.familyandchildcaretrust.org/childcare-costs-surve ys or by contacting the Family and Childcare Trust. Their findings on the costs of child...
  • Written Answers — Education: Children's Centres 10 Apr 2014

    The Cabinet Office’s Mutuals Support Programme provides support to public sector workers who want to turn their service into a mutual. This can include children’s centres and co-operative forms of organisation. Further information is available through the Mutuals Information Service website at: http://mutuals.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/ The Department for Communities and Local...

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Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 27 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 80.57% 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") 166 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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