Sarah Newton

MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Sarah Newton occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 14 Oct 2014

    Reducing preventable deaths from sepsis – Sarah Newton. 11:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Affordable Homes Bill 5 Sep 2014

    I am finding the right hon. Gentleman’s comments deeply offensive. The social landlords to whom I spoke this summer, when I was finding evidence on what is happening under this policy, treat their tenants with respect, dignity and compassion. The professional housing officers, who do such a difficult job so well, use discretionary housing allowance and the powers that they have to...
  • Affordable Homes Bill 5 Sep 2014

    There is not a person on the Government Benches who does not care as much as the hon. Gentleman for vulnerable people. There is no doubt that there are huge pressures on housing in Cornwall, but the evidence shows that Cornwall council is using its discretionary housing allowance to help the most vulnerable people in our society. In fact, it has not even spent all the money that is available...

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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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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 24 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 83.68% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 161 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, for participation in opinion surveys:
10 June 2013, £75. Hours: 30 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 10 June 2013)
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)
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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