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Elizabeth Truss

Conservative - South West Norfolk

Minister for Women and Equalities

(since September 2019)

Foreign Secretary

(since September 2021)
Elizabeth Truss is not a member of any APPGs
Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
24th Jul 2019 - 15th Sep 2021
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
11th Jun 2017 - 24th Jul 2019
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
14th Jul 2016 - 11th Jun 2017
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
15th Jul 2014 - 14th Jul 2016
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
6th Sep 2012 - 15th Jul 2014
Justice Committee
29th Nov 2010 - 5th Nov 2012

Department Event
Tuesday 30th November 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
30 Nov 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 9th June 2021
Information Commissioner (Remuneration)
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 359 Conservative Aye votes vs 0 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 369 Noes - 2
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Oral Answers to Questions

I am pleased to hear about the hon. Gentleman’s reading material. What I would say on the subject of Cyprus …

Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Tuesday 15th December 2020
Trade (Disclosure of Information) Act 2020
A Bill to make provision about the disclosure of information relating to trade.
MP Financial Interests
Monday 17th May 2021
1. Employment and earnings
5 May 2021, received Β£353.20. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 07 May 2021)

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Elizabeth Truss has voted in 254 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
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(34 debate interactions)
Emily Thornberry (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade
(32 debate interactions)
Marsha De Cordova (Labour)
(13 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for International Trade
(475 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(119 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Trade Act 2021 - Government Bill
(1,884 words contributed)
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South West Norfolk 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).

Petitions with highest South West Norfolk signature proportion
Elizabeth Truss has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Elizabeth Truss

Elizabeth Truss has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Elizabeth Truss, 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.

Elizabeth Truss has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Elizabeth Truss has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Elizabeth Truss

A Bill to make provision about the implementation of international trade agreements; to make provision establishing the Trade Remedies Authority and conferring functions on it; and to make provision about the collection and disclosure of information relating to trade.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 29th April 2021 and was enacted into law.

A Bill to make provision about the disclosure of information relating to trade.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 17th December 2020 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 23rd February 2017

A Bill to make provision about prisons; make provision about practice and procedure in courts and tribunals, organisation of courts and tribunals, functions of the judiciary and of courts and tribunals and their staff, appointment and deployment of the judiciary, and functions of the Judicial Appointments Commission; and make provision about whiplash claims.

Last Event - Committee Stage: House Of Commons
Thursday 20th April 2017
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Elizabeth Truss has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Elizabeth Truss has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament