Derek Thomas’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Derek Thomas sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Derek Thomas voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Derek Thomas has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments 26 Jul 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 272771 on Heart Diseases: Health Services, if he will estimate the number of patients with structural heart diseases who have been unable to access transcatheter aortic valve implantation procedures by region in each year from 2015 to 2019; and if he will make an assessment of the...
  • Health and Social Care: NHS Facilities 23 Jul 2019

    The Minister will be aware that our general district hospital was closed to new admissions in recent weeks, and the reason given was delayed transfers of care. Ever since I was elected, many others have joined me in looking at how we can provide a step-down, step-up facility—a community healthcare hub—with beds in the St Ives constituency. I wonder what funding is available to achieve...
  • Small and Village School Funding 17 Jul 2019

    I am grateful for the opportunity to speak, Sir David, and I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Harborough (Neil O’Brien) on securing the debate. I have 56 schools in my constituency, and 40 of them certainly have fewer than 100 pupils—unfortunately, some as low as 30, or perhaps just over. That is a real challenge. The problem, as has been said by my hon. Friend the Member for...

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Conservative MP for St Ives

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Derek Thomas campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments
  • Brain: Tumours
  • Non-native Species
  • Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme
  • Obesity

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (since 13 May 2019)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 26 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 20 Feb 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Sep 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 4 October 2017, house and adjacent retail outlet in West Cornwall, owned jointly with my wife: (i). (Registered 30 October 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Sole Trader, Derek Thomas Building Services, not currently engaged in trading. (Registered 05 June 2015)
Since December 2015, an interest below registrable value in Mustard Seed Property Ltd, a community benefit society which provides housing in Cornwall for vulnerable people. (Registered 19 October 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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