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.
This is a random selection of Derek Thomas’s votes.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
16 votes for, 70 votes against, 5 absences, between 2016–2022.
Consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 3 absences, between 2016–2022.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of NHS dental provision in Cornwall.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's planned timescale is for publishing its consultation on relationship, health, and sex education in schools.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will hold discussions with Ofgem on the potential merits of including standing charges for the non-domestic sector in its review of standing charges on energy bills, announced on 16 November 2023.
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Conservative MP for St Ives
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Derek Thomas campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department of Health
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Brain: Tumours
- Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments
- Non-native Species
- Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme
- Sign Language: Education
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 19 Jun 2023)
- Member, Electricity and Gas Transmission (Compensation) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (13 May 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (26 Nov 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (20 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.
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 who receives the rental income: (i) and, from 1 May 2021, (ii). (Registered 30 October 2017; updated 03 November 2021)
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)
From 21 May 2019, Trustee and founding member of the Cornwall Sport Foundation. (Registered 03 November 2021)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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