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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Sam Gyimah’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Sam Gyimah’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Previous 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 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 Justice Rachael Reynolds, Head of Employment...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders: Wales 26 Oct 2016

    One year reoffending rates for the first cohort managed under our probation reforms will be published in the quarterly proven reoffending statistics bulletin in autumn 2017, available on This will include those for Wales.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Wales 26 Oct 2016

    All prisoners sentenced to 12 months or less in custody receive through the gate services from the Wales Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC), whilst they are in prison. This includes support with securing employment, finding accommodation, debt and finance advice and resettlement to their community. On their release prisoners will then be supervised by the Wales CRC or National Probation...

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 22 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 91.18% 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.
  • 116 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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