Sarah Newton

Former MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

A selection of Sarah Newton's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Sarah Newton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Homelessness (Crisis Report) 25 Mar 2015

    The Minister is right to talk about vulnerable people, young ones in particular, and to say that cross-governmental work is required. In the next Parliament further changes to housing benefit will be considered, especially on shared occupancy. Does he agree that just as we are exempting care leavers, because we understand their particular vulnerability, we should also consider exempting young...
  • Homelessness (Crisis Report) 25 Mar 2015

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate on an important topic. It may surprise him to learn that Cornwall is second only to London in the number of people rough sleeping and in the number of people living without homes. Does he agree that we should praise the Government for how they changed the rough sleeper count? I have been involved with homelessness charities for a great...
  • Homelessness (Crisis Report) 25 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend is being generous in giving way a second time. Is he aware of the Children’s Society’s work in this area? The Children’s Society looks after vulnerable 16 and 17-year-olds. It has told me that more than half the youngsters in that vulnerable age group who go along to local authorities are rejected. They are not properly assessed or given support, and some are...

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Former Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • South West
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Palliative Care
  • Cold Weather Payments
  • Fuel Poverty

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 82.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 182 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, for participation in opinion surveys:
£75 paid direct to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 February 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing surveys:
Payment of £200 for completing a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Payment donated to local charity. (Registered 30 September 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: OGN Group
(a) Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 06390883
(a) (Registered 19 December 2014)
(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 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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