Sarah Newton

MP, Truro and Falmouth

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

Sarah Newton campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Sarah Newton’s voting in Parliament

Sarah Newton is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Sarah Newton sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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Sarah Newton has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism: Northern Ireland 16 Sep 2016

    The Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland agreed prior to publication of the Counter-Extremism Strategy (October 2015) that the strategy would not extend to Northern Ireland at this stage. Home Office officials have engaged colleagues in the Northern Ireland Executive and Northern Ireland Office, including during visits to Belfast. We remain keen to maintain this...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Radicalism 15 Sep 2016

    Holding answer received on 05 September 2016 As announced in the Queen’s Speech debates we will consult widely on all the provisions of the Counter Extremism and Safeguarding Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech before legislation is introduced. We want to hear the views of a wide range of groups, including the Muslim community, and will make sure they have sufficient...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Children: Protection 15 Sep 2016

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is able to bar individuals who pose a risk from working in certain roles with children, regardless of whether they have committed an offence. In addition, individuals working with children are eligible for Enhanced DBS certificates which, alongside criminal records information, disclose any non-conviction information that a chief officer believes to be...

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Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • South West
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Palliative Care
  • Cold Weather Payments
  • Fuel Poverty

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Sarah Newton’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 94.64% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sarah Newton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 187 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
2 February 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 February 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property near Falmouth: (i) and (ii). (Updated 24 June 2013)

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