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.

However, Sam Gyimah sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Sam Gyimah consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Slavery: Sentencing 22 Jul 2016

    Sentencing Guidelines are issued by the Sentencing Council for England and Wales, a body independent of Government.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Reform 22 Jul 2016

    I am committed to continuing the vital work of prison reform. We need to create safe, secure and purposeful prisons with regimes that help rehabilitate offenders so there are fewer victims in the future. This a key part of the Government’s commitment to delivering social justice for all. We already have an ambitious agenda to modernise the prison estate, improve education and empower...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Reoffenders: Males 22 Jul 2016

    Anyone who breaches his licence conditions is liable to be recalled to custody. Those who commit a crime while on licence face prosecution and potentially more time in prison. For serious offences, they can be held in prison on remand until trial. The figures provided in the tables below refer to offenders serving a sentence of less than 12 months who have been released and subsequently...

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 18 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 91.59% 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sam Gyimah’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 150 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
On 4 July 2015 I gave a speech to Woldingham School, Marden Park, Caterham CR3 7YA. Hours: 2 hrs plus preparation and travel. On 4 July 2015 the school made a gift of £1,000 to a charity of my choice.
(Registered 24 July 2015)

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