Sarah Newton

MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government 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 increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Sarah Newton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure 20 Oct 2014

    I do not wish to detain the House, but I join the hon. Member for Bishop Auckland (Helen Goodman) in praising my right hon. Friend the Second Church Estates Commissioner. I have served on the Ecclesiastical Committee for a short time and it is an honour to work alongside him. With great thought and care he undertakes his role and has expedited this Measure so well through the House over the...
  • Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure 20 Oct 2014

    I thoroughly agree with that bid from my hon. Friend and I can think of an excellent candidate who is sitting with us this evening and whom all of us would thoroughly recommend to be one of the earliest adopted new bishops. Passing this motion this evening is the right thing to do not only for all the reasons that have already been expressed but because it will help the Church of England...
  • Cycling: National Pollinator Strategy 16 Oct 2014

    I thank hon. Members for attending this debate and making such thoughtful contributions, particularly the members of the Environmental Audit Committee and its eminent Chair. The debate has been a very good illustration of the success of the reforms introduced during this Parliament. Select Committees play such an important role and the Backbench Business debates give us an opportunity to...

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Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Palliative Care
  • Cold Weather Payments
  • Fuel Poverty
  • Warm Home Discount Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, for participation in opinion surveys:
14 March 2014, £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
Payment of £200 for an interview on 31 January 2014. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 7 March 2014)
Payment of £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 30 September 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Alan Newton
(b) Address of donor: private
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,936.40 to meet the production costs of a leaflet
(b) Date of receipt: 28 March 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 28 March 2014
(b) Donor status: individual
(b) (Registered 15 April 2014)
(b) Name of donor: FC Funding Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 68 Lemon Street, Truro TR1 2PN
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,187.82 to meet the distribution costs of a leaflet
(b) Date of receipt: 19 February 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 7 March 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no 05010380
(b) (Registered 22 April 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:  (1) Mr Maurice Bennett (2) Communist Party of China
Address of donor:  (1) private; (2)  4 Fuxing Road, Beijing, 100860
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) international flights costing £1,575; (2) internal flights, food, travel and accommodation with a value of £1,250
Destination of visit: China
Date of visit: 12 – 19 April 2014
Purpose of visit: to discuss Sino-British relations
(Registered 7 May 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property near Falmouth, from which rental income is received. (Updated 24 June 2013)

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