Elizabeth Truss’s voting in Parliament
Elizabeth Truss is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Elizabeth Truss sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Elizabeth Truss consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Elizabeth Truss has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
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Conservative MP for South West Norfolk
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Elizabeth Truss campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Work and Pensions
- GCE A-level
- Higher Education: Admissions
- Maternity Pay
- Railways: East of England
- GCSE: Science
Currently held offices
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 11 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (14 Jul 2016 to 11 Jun 2017)
- The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (15 Jul 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Justice Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 5 Nov 2012)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Elizabeth Truss’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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 88.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 359 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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