Sarah Newton

MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

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How Sarah Newton voted
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system 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

  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

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  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

    Does my hon. Friend agree that, as we saw in the report, a lot of the solutions can be found by talking to local DWP staff and identifying where there could be glitches, so that those staff could themselves be part of the solution?
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks 17 Dec 2014

    It is a pleasure, Mr Speaker, to follow the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton (Sir Gerald Kaufman), who represents the city where my husband grew up. I am familiar with the type of poverty that he described, as my husband grew up in a two-up, two-down council house in a neighbourhood very similar to the one that he represents. Like many Government Members, we are absolutely able 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
  • South West
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Palliative Care
  • Cold Weather Payments
  • Fuel Poverty

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: 8 Dec 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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