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Sam Gyimah

Liberal Democrat - Former Member for East Surrey

Sam Gyimah is not a member of any APPGs
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
21st Oct 2019 - 6th Nov 2019
Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
21st Jan 2019 - 6th Nov 2019
Minister of State (Education)
9th Jan 2018 - 2nd Dec 2018
Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education)
9th Jan 2018 - 2nd Dec 2018
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
17th Jul 2016 - 9th Jan 2018
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
15th Jul 2014 - 17th Jul 2016
Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office)
15th Jul 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip)
7th Oct 2013 - 15th Jul 2014
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
11th Oct 2010 - 12th Nov 2012
International Development Committee
14th Feb 2011 - 5th Nov 2012


Division Voting information

Sam Gyimah has voted in 1838 divisions, and 51 times against the majority of their Party.

3 Sep 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 20 Conservative Aye votes vs 286 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 328 Noes - 301
18 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 262 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 315 Noes - 274
18 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 16 Conservative No votes vs 262 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 273 Noes - 315
9 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 72 Conservative Aye votes vs 84 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 332 Noes - 99
9 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 7 Conservative Aye votes vs 280 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 294 Noes - 293
9 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 9 Conservative Aye votes vs 279 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 289 Noes - 292
9 Jul 2019 - Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 9 Conservative Aye votes vs 281 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 289 Noes - 293
12 Jun 2019 - Leaving the EU: Business of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 10 Conservative Aye votes vs 289 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 298 Noes - 309
3 Apr 2019 - Business of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 14 Conservative Aye votes vs 289 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 310 Noes - 310
3 Apr 2019 - Business of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 14 Conservative Aye votes vs 291 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 312 Noes - 311
3 Apr 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 14 Conservative Aye votes vs 291 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 315 Noes - 310
3 Apr 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 15 Conservative No votes vs 287 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 304 Noes - 313
3 Apr 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 91 Conservative No votes vs 212 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 220 Noes - 400
3 Apr 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 14 Conservative Aye votes vs 290 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 313 Noes - 312
1 Apr 2019 - Business of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 28 Conservative Aye votes vs 264 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 322 Noes - 277
1 Apr 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship (Votes) - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 14 Conservative Aye votes vs 253 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 280 Noes - 292
29 Mar 2019 - United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 34 Conservative No votes vs 277 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 286 Noes - 344
27 Mar 2019 - Business of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 33 Conservative Aye votes vs 272 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 331 Noes - 287
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 94 Conservative No votes vs 157 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 160 Noes - 400
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 8 Conservative Aye votes vs 254 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 268 Noes - 295
27 Mar 2019 - EU: Withdrawal and Future Relationship Votes - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 122 Conservative No votes vs 126 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 139 Noes - 422
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 30 Conservative Aye votes vs 281 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 329 Noes - 302
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 311 Noes - 314
25 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 28 Conservative Aye votes vs 280 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 327 Noes - 300
20 Mar 2019 - Exiting the European Union (Agriculture) - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 1 Conservative No votes vs 301 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 315 Noes - 39
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 16 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 311 Noes - 314
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 312 Noes - 314
14 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 112 Conservative Aye votes vs 188 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 412 Noes - 202
13 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 9 Conservative Aye votes vs 291 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 312 Noes - 308
13 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 66 Conservative No votes vs 149 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 164 Noes - 374
13 Mar 2019 - UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 265 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 321 Noes - 278
12 Mar 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 75 Conservative No votes vs 235 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 242 Noes - 391
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 15 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 301 Noes - 321
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 294 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 298 Noes - 321
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 12 Conservative Aye votes vs 296 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 290 Noes - 322
29 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 295 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 318 Noes - 310
15 Jan 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal) Act - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 118 Conservative No votes vs 196 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 202 Noes - 432
9 Jan 2019 - BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (SECTION 13(1)(b) OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (WITHDRAWAL) ACT 2018) (NO. 2) - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 17 Conservative Aye votes vs 285 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 308 Noes - 297
8 Jan 2019 - Finance (No. 3) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 20 Conservative Aye votes vs 282 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 303 Noes - 296
8 Jan 2019 - Finance (No. 3) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 10 Conservative Aye votes vs 289 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 292 Noes - 303
23 Feb 2015 - Serious Crime Bill [Lords] - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 78 Conservative No votes vs 151 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 201 Noes - 292
24 Nov 2014 - Recall of MPs Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 63 Conservative No votes vs 79 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 236 Noes - 65
10 Feb 2014 - Children and Families Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 99 Conservative No votes vs 127 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 376 Noes - 107
21 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 124 Conservative Aye votes vs 134 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 366 Noes - 161
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 99 Conservative No votes vs 121 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 150 Noes - 340
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 95 Conservative No votes vs 125 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 148 Noes - 339
20 May 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 92 Conservative No votes vs 126 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 163 Noes - 321
5 Feb 2013 - Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 131 Conservative Aye votes vs 139 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 400 Noes - 175
11 Jul 2012 - Sittings of the House - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 93 Conservative Aye votes vs 139 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 267 Noes - 233
24 Apr 2012 - Food Labelling (Halal and Kosher Meat) - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 20 Conservative No votes vs 49 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 70 Noes - 73
13 Oct 2010 - Public Houses and Private Members’ Clubs (Smoking) Bill - View Vote Context
Sam Gyimah voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 37 Conservative No votes vs 74 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 86 Noes - 141
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All Debates

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Latest EDMs signed by Sam Gyimah

28th October 2019
Sam Gyimah signed this EDM on Monday 28th October 2019

People's Vote

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House calls on the Government to bring forward legislation to hold a People’s Vote on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union or should leave the European Union on the final terms agreed between the Government and the European Union.
25 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 19
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
15th October 2019
Sam Gyimah signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Barclays's withdrawal from the banking framework with Post Office Ltd

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House expresses alarm on learning that Barclays bank has decided to withdraw from a key element of the banking framework agreement with Post Office Ltd, which allows personal and business customers to access their bank accounts via 11,500 post office locations across the UK; notes that the banking …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 17
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
View All Sam Gyimah's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

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

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Sam Gyimah has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Sam Gyimah has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

Sam Gyimah has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Sam Gyimah has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Sam Gyimah has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament