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.

This is a selection of Sarah Newton’s votes.

  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees 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.

Recent appearances

  • Child Sexual Exploitation: Telford — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 25 Oct 2016

    I warmly congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Telford (Lucy Allan) on securing this vital debate, which is of huge importance to her constituents. She has shown herself to be a doughty champion of them. I am grateful to her constituent for being so brave. It could not have been easy for her to speak her MP, even though my hon. Friend is so lovely and so nice. Her constituent would not...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Vetting: Greater Manchester 25 Oct 2016

    Holding answer received on 24 October 2016 In the last 12 months (1 October 2015 – 30 September 2016), the proportion of disclosure applications which took longer than 60 days was as follows: (a) the UK - 5.4%, (b) Manchester - 3.9%, (c) Manchester Withington - 2.8%. The Disclosure and Barring Service is reliant on police forces completing their checks in a timely manner and...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery 25 Oct 2016

    We are committed to doing all we can to identify and support UK-based victims of modern slavery. Following a review of the NRM, and in consultation with law enforcement and NGOs, we are piloting ways of improving the efficacy and efficiency of existing arrangements in two regions. The pilot will be evaluated and the findings will inform any reforms that we decide to roll out. Putting the NRM...

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Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth

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


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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.12% 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.
  • 135 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: 17 Oct 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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