Sam Gyimah

MP, East Surrey

East Surrey Conservative

Sam Gyimah campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Sam Gyimah’s voting in Parliament

Sam Gyimah is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Sam Gyimah’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Sam Gyimah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Suicide 13 Jan 2017

    The Government believes that prisons should be places of safety and reform. As part of this, reducing the incidence of suicide is a key priority. Our recent White Paper sets out the specific steps that we are taking to improve safety. They include investing over 100m to recruit an additional 2,500 staff across the estate by the end of 2018. The National Offender Management Service has...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Leasehold: Forfeiture 13 Jan 2017

    The information requested is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Honour Based Violence 13 Jan 2017

    We already have extra-territorial jurisdiction over some offences committed ostensibly to protect the ‘honour’ of a family or community, including the common law offence of murder, female genital mutilation and forced marriage. The Government has confirmed that it will bring forward legislative proposals to take extra-territorial jurisdiction over certain other offences that may...

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Education
  • Transport
  • Higher Education: Scholarships
  • Higher Education: Admissions
  • Minerals
  • Aviation: Fuels
  • Taxation: Aviation

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Feb 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (11 Oct 2010 to 12 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Sam Gyimah’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.77% 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 — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 114 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sam Gyimah’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 188 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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