Laura Trott

Conservative MP for Sevenoaks

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Laura Trott’s voting in Parliament

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

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases 17 May 2022

    I welcome the opportunity to debate this topic and discuss what we can best do to help all of our constituents who are suffering today. Inflation is running at 7% here, 7.5% in Europe and 8.5% in the United States of America. The Bank of England Governor has been clear that 80% of the inflationary forces are outside the Government’s control and the reach of monetary policy, so we must look...
  • Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases 17 May 2022

    It is right that we debate what more we can do, but does the right hon. Gentleman accept that the measures that we have put forward on the national living wage and universal credit, and the national insurance threshold changes, add up to more than he is suggesting?
  • Backbench Business - Childhood Cancer OutcomesBackbench Business 26 Apr 2022

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Gosport (Dame Caroline Dinenage) and congratulate her on securing this important debate. The courage and bravery of the children and their families about whom we have been hearing is deeply moving, and should on its own be enough to galvanise some change. I want to use my speech to reflect on my very brave constituent Alice Wakeling. Unfortunately I...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Sevenoaks

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Housing: Insulation
  • Care Homes: Visits
  • Historic Buildings: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Travellers: Caravan Sites
  • Maternity Leave: Childbirth

Currently held offices

  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee (since 9 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (since 28 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys:
12 January 2022, received £225. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 January 2022)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
Payment of £120 expected for a survey completed on 18 October 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 18 October 2021)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Lord Philip Harris of Peckham
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 15 April 2021

Date accepted: 15 April 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 May 2021)

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