Sam's Snapshot

17 SEP 2014

Referendum to decide Scotland's future

Tomorrow's referendum is not just an issue for the people of Scotland. The consequences of ending our three hundred year-old union will be felt deeply all across Britain, whether you live in east Scotland or East Surrey. Families would find...

09 SEP 2014

Interview with the Independent: life-changing events often occur in early days of learning

Click here to read my interview with the Independent, covering my role and priorities as Early Years & Childcare...

08 SEP 2014

Better value for money rail services: Government response

The quality of rail services in East Surrey has been a key concern over recent months (see here and here). Last week, I wrote to the Secretary of State for Transport and the Chancellor of the Exchequer calling for the Government to do more to help...

02 SEP 2014

Sam Gyimah MP announces expansion of free childcare for 2,900 two year-olds in Surrey

Evidence suggests that children from less advantaged backgrounds currently start primary school up to 19 months behind their peers. In 21st century Britain this is unacceptable. That is why I am delighted to announce the extension this week of 15...

04 AUG 2014

Vishing: BBC Radio 4 interview

On Monday 4th August I took part in a discussion on BBC Radio 4's consumer programme, You and Yours, on the problem of bank fraud and specifically vishing, a relatively new type of telephone scam in which victims are deceived into transferring funds...

30 JUL 2014

Supporting schools in Surrey: Government announces £30m extra investment

I welcome the Government's announcement that an extra £28.4 million will be invested in Surrey schools, part of an additional £390m being allocated in 2015/16 to make funding for schools fairer. The new funding represents an increase in the total...

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