Derek Thomas

MP, St Ives

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St Ives Conservative

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

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Derek Thomas has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 7 Feb 2018

    NHS figures show that, in the south-west, the growth in NHS funding is 2.2% less than the national average. It is also true that the situation is more challenging in the south-west because of an ageing demographic and issues due to sparsity. Does my right hon. Friend agree that providers in the south-west, including NHS Kernow, deserve their fair share of NHS funding? Will she take action to...
  • Exiting the European Union: Farmers 1 Feb 2018

    The Minister referred to us leaving the common agricultural policy. Can he clarify when farmers will no longer be subject to it, and when our fishing industry will no longer be subject to the common fisheries policy? Will it be when we leave the EU next March, or is it more likely to be at the end of a transition period?
  • Backbench Business: Marriage in Government Policy — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 30 Jan 2018

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise this issue. I thank all hon. Members who have taken part, and I thank the Minister for his open and positive response. I look forward to further discussions in the near future. Question put and agreed to. Resolved, That this House has considered Marriage and Government policy.

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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
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for International Development
  • Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Sunday Trading
  • Brain: Tumours
  • Heart Diseases: Screening

Other offices held in the past

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

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Derek Thomas’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.87% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Robert Dorrien Smith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Michael Farmer
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Richard Belton
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Robert Dorrien Smith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 7 July 2017; updated 9 January 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Aventis Pharma Ltd (trading as Sanofi)
Address of donor: One Onslow Street, Guildford GU1 4YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Funding provided to Incisive Health, 23 King Street, London SW1Y 6QY, which provides the administration and coordination of the Diabetes Think Tank, which I chair, at a value of £16,221 from 9 June 2017 to 9 October 2017

Date received: 9 June 2017 to 9 October 2017

Date accepted: 9 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 01535640

(Registered 14 September 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Holocaust Educational Trust
Address of donor: BCM Box 7892, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For a member of staff and myself, flights and a tour with a total value of £792 (£396 per person)

Destination of visit: Auschwitz, Poland

Date of visit: 1 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Educational.

(Registered 14 March 2017)
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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