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.
However, Sam Gyimah sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Sam Gyimah voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Sam Gyimah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
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Conservative MP for East Surrey
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Sam Gyimah campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Communities and Local Government
- Higher Education: Scholarships
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Aviation: Fuels
- Taxation: Aviation
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education) (since 9 Jan 2018)
- Minister of State (Education) (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (17 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- 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)
- Government Whip (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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- Has spoken in 29 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 93.10% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 288 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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