Sam Gyimah

Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education)

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East Surrey Conservative

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: ICT and STEM Subjects: Higher Education 20 Jul 2018

    The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service publishes data on the number of applicants accepted to full-time undergraduate courses at UK higher education providers by subject group. The number of UK domiciled 18 and 19 year olds accepted to full-time undergraduate courses in each science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject group is shown in the attached Table 1. It...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: Freedom of Expression 19 Jul 2018

    I am working with a number of partners in the Higher Education sector in the development of guidance. This includes the National Union of Students, who represent the majority of student unions including those with Israel societies. I have asked the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to lead the guidance. As part of their evidence base the EHRC are considering the Joint Committee on...
  • Space Policy 18 Jul 2018

    I thank the Opposition spokesperson for recognising and welcoming the good news this week. The announcement was made at Farnborough, but my statement demonstrates that there is far more going on in the Government’s space policy than that specific announcement: deeper collaboration with NASA in the US; collaboration with the European Space Agency; investment in our capacity at Harwell;...

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

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

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Topics of interest

Sam Gyimah campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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

  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 28 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 92.86% 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sam Gyimah’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 283 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Rigel Mowatt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Tandridge Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Tandridge Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: East Surrey Business Club
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 05 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From March 2017, house in Surrey, co-owned with my wife: (i) and, until December 2017, (ii). (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 21 December 2017)

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