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.

  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 26 Oct 2016

    Work and Pensions: Support for ex-offenders. 9:30 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Damian Hinds MP, Minister of State for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions Michelle Dyson, Director, Children, Families and Disadvantage, Department for Work and Pensions Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prisons and Probation, Ministry of Justice Gita Sisupalan, Deputy Director for Prison Reform Policy, Ministry of Jusice Rachael Reynolds, Head of Employment...
  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    I thank the hon. Member for East Dunbartonshire (John Nicolson) for bringing this important issue to the House. I also thank Stonewall and other groups that have campaigned vigorously on LGBT issues over the years, and to which we owe a lot of credit for the progress that has been made. There have been some fantastic speeches today. I will not go through all of them, but I would like to...
  • Sexual Offences (Pardons etc) Bill 21 Oct 2016

    I have done a number of these private Members’ Bills on Fridays, and it is very unusual to be doing one where the choice before the House is not the private Member’s Bill or no Bill at all, but the private Member’s Bill or a legislative vehicle—the Police and Crime Bill—that will help us achieve our aims much faster so that we can deliver justice. However, there...

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Conservative MP for East Surrey

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


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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  • Has spoken in 23 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.45% 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.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sam Gyimah’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.


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