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Paul Scully

Conservative - Sutton and Cheam

First elected: 7th May 2015

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Science, Innovation and Technology)
7th Feb 2023 - 13th Nov 2023
Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill
7th Jun 2023 - 11th Jul 2023
Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL]
14th Jun 2023 - 19th Jun 2023
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
27th Oct 2022 - 7th Feb 2023
Online Safety (Re-committed Clauses and Schedules) Bill
7th Dec 2022 - 15th Dec 2022
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
18th Oct 2022 - 31st Oct 2022
Minister of State (London)
19th Sep 2021 - 27th Oct 2022
Minister of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
7th Jul 2022 - 27th Oct 2022
Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill
8th Sep 2022 - 21st Sep 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
13th Feb 2020 - 7th Jul 2022
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL]
12th Jan 2022 - 18th Jan 2022
Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill
1st Dec 2021 - 14th Dec 2021
Subsidy Control Bill
20th Oct 2021 - 18th Nov 2021
Minister of State (London)
13th Feb 2020 - 19th Sep 2021
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
1st Jul 2021 - 8th Jul 2021
International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact
13th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
International Development Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Petitions Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Petitions Committee
20th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017
International Development Committee
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact
8th Nov 2016 - 3rd May 2017

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Paul Scully has voted in 903 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Seema Malhotra (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Minister (Education)
(232 debate interactions)
Kirsty Blackman (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)
(131 debate interactions)
Alex Davies-Jones (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Tech and Digital Economy)
(71 debate interactions)
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Legislation Debates
Online Safety Act 2023
(39,148 words contributed)
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020
(14,907 words contributed)
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Sutton and Cheam Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

Make it illegal for any employer to mandate vaccination for its employees. This should apply to all public sector (including the NHS, armed forces, care workers), third sector and all private sector.

Current legislation allows for public use of fireworks 16 hours a day, every day, making it impossible for vulnerable groups to take precautions against the distress they can cause. Better enforcement of existing law is insufficient; limiting their sale & use to licensed displays only is necessary.

Much like the existing mandatory requirement for employers with 250 or more employees must publish their gender pay gap. We call upon the government to introduce the ethnicity pay gap reporting. To shine a light on race / ethnicity based inequality in the workplace so that they can be addressed.

Being the first to close and still no clue as to when we can open, this seasonal industry is losing its summer profits that allows them to get through the first quarter of next year.

Even if we are allowed to open in December, 1 months profit won't be enough to keep us open in 2021. We need help

The UK hospitality industry. Responsible for around 3m jobs, generating £130bn in activity, resulting in £38bn in taxation. Yet, unlike the Arts or Sports, we do not have a dedicated Minister.

We are asking that a Minister for Hospitality be created for the current, and successive governments.

Weddings take months and even years of intricate planning. Myself and many others believe the maximum number of guests authorised at wedding ceremonies should be increased. The number of guests permitted at weddings should be calculated according to venue capacity.

Extend funding to nightclubs, dance music events and festivals as part of the £1.57bn support package announced by the government for Britain's arts and culture sector to survive the hit from the pandemic. #LetUSDance

Every year more and more people, animals and wildlife get hurt by fireworks. It’s time something was fine to stop this. There are enough organised firework groups around for us to still enjoy fireworks safely so please help me stop the needless sale of them to the public!

In light of the recent outbreak and lock down, those on maternity leave should be given 3 extra months paid leave, at least. This time is for bonding and social engaging with other parents and babies through baby groups which are vital for development and now everything has been cancelled.

Latest EDMs signed by Paul Scully

19th October 2015
Paul Scully signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 19th October 2015


Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House congratulates The Liam Charity for its fantastic work in raising awareness of suicide prevention for teenagers and children, and on nearly reaching its target of raising £100,000 for the NSPCC's ChildLine service; and commends in particular the work done for the charity by Aaron Hearne who has …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2015)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
24th June 2015
Paul Scully signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 24th June 2015


Tabled by: Tania Mathias (Conservative - Twickenham)
That this House believes that local newspapers play a crucial role in enhancing local democracy, such as by reporting on council meetings, holding local decision-makers to account and providing a forum for local issues; recognises that many local journalists are paid below the London Living Wage, despite the valuable work …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 6
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Paul Scully, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Paul Scully has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Paul Scully has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Paul Scully

Introduced: 12th October 2022

A Bill to make provision about electronic trade documents; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 20th July 2023 and was enacted into law.

A Bill To make provision enabling relief from payment of certain rent debts under business tenancies adversely affected by coronavirus to be available through arbitration; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th March 2022 and was enacted into law.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to provide for the regulation of the carrying of passengers in Greater London by pedal cycles and power-assisted pedal cycles for hire or reward; and for connected purposes

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
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Paul Scully has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament