Sam Gyimah

Conservative MP for East Surrey

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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.

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 occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 26 Feb 2019

    Environment Agency permits – Sam Gyimah. Westminster Hall debate; 4:00 pm
  • Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 16 Jan 2019

    My right hon. Friend the Member for Putney (Justine Greening) hit the nail on the head when she said in her speech that, at a time of constitutional and political crisis in this country, every minute we spend on politics as usual and business as usual is a disaster for this country. On the issue of Brexit, the Opposition have been completely absent from the field. It seems to me that the...
  • Business of the House (Today): No Confidence in Her Majesty’s Government 16 Jan 2019

    I will come on to security in a second. It is not just Labour Members who feel threatened by the mob. Journalists have needed protection at the Labour party conference, and it was one of Labour’s own MPs who called their party institutionally racist. Also, 40% of British Jews would consider leaving this country. Why? Because the Leader of the Opposition has spent a lifetime hanging around...

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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

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 21 Jan 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education) (9 Jan 2018 to 2 Dec 2018)
  • Minister of State (Education) (9 Jan 2018 to 2 Dec 2018)
  • 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 91.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 301 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
29 January 2019, received £350 from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing as a guest on This Week. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 February 2019)
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). (Registered 07 July 2017; updated 21 December 2017)

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