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.
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Sam Gyimah voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
I want to explain to the House the rationale for the sale of the student loan book and make some important points. The sale will categorically not result in private investors setting the terms or operating the collection of repayments. Loans in scope will continue to be serviced by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the Student Loans Company on the same basis as equivalent unsold...
I object to the hon. Lady’s point that the loan sales plan was snuck out under the radar. The proposal was set out in a written ministerial statement for the House to see, which is obviously why the Opposition spokesperson is in a position to ask an urgent question today. Student loan sales in this country have happened over nearly two decades. This is not new, and it started with two...
My hon. Friend will be aware that money raised from student loan sales goes to the Treasury, which makes a decision about in which public services to invest that money. This ultimately means that the taxpayer gets some of the reward now, rather than having to wait for 25 years. We are working with professionals on the range of estimates and I am happy to share it with my hon. Friend when we...
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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 93.33% 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") 296 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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