Sarah Newton

MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

Sarah Newton’s voting in Parliament

Sarah Newton is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Sarah Newton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Sarah Newton consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Sarah Newton never 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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Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

Entered the 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

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 13 May 2015)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, for participation in opinion surveys:
£75 paid direct to charity. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 17 February 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: OGN Group
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 06390883

(Registered 19 December 2014)
Name of donor: Mr Adrian Johnson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 May 2015)
Name of donor: Truro Conservative Club
Address of donor: 80 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2PN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 15 May 2015)
Name of donor: The Hon Evelyn Boscawen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property near Falmouth (Updated 24 June 2013): (i) and (ii)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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