Sarah Newton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Truro and Falmouth Conservative

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 against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

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

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime: Convictions 24 Apr 2017

    Conviction data for hate crime does not differentiate between hate crimes committed online and offline. The Government is committed to tackling all forms of hate crime and we published a new cross-Government hate crime action plan in July last year. This includes action against hate crimes committed both online and offline.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Crossbows: Sales 24 Apr 2017

    We keep the legislation on age restricted items, including crossbows, under review to ensure it remains relevant and robust. It is an offence to sell a crossbow to a person under 18 years of age, and that includes online sales. If an online retailer has made an underage sale they should be reported to the police or trading standards so that inquiries can be made.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Home Office: Staff 24 Apr 2017

    Evidence of nationality is checked at the point of recruitment into the Civil Service as part of wider pre-employment checks, but there is no requirement on departments to retain this information beyond the point at which it has served its purpose.

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Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

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

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Topics of interest

Sarah Newton campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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 16 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 93.36% 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Sarah Newton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 222 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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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