Elizabeth Truss

MP, South West Norfolk

South West Norfolk Conservative

A selection of Elizabeth Truss's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details

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Elizabeth Truss never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

Entered the 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 (since 15 Jul 2014)

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 8 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 197 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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