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Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Graham Brady voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Panel of Chairs (since 26 May 2010)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education and Skills, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Treasury, Health, Home Department
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): European Union, Parliamentary Questions, Working Time Regulations, EU Constitution, Departmental Public Expenditure
(based on written questions asked by Graham Brady and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Defence Reform Bill Committee (5 out of 14)
- Chairman, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (7 out of 17)
- Chairman, Sports Grounds Safety Authority Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Local Government Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Pensions Bill Committee (3 out of 8)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Education Bill Committee (16 out of 20)
- Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Self-assessment (9 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many penalties were issued for the failure to complete and return online self assessment tax forms by the deadline set by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) (a) in total and (b) on occasions where the unique tax reference (UTR) number was not allocated by HMRC within its stipulated timeframe in each of the last five years; and whether he will waive...”
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Common Agricultural Policy (3 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with reference to his Department's publication, A Vision for the Common Agricultural Policy, published in December 2005, if his Department will produced an updated estimate of the financial cost of the common agricultural policy for each British citizen or typical family in terms of (a) the net cost to British taxpayers,...”
- Written Answers — Health: Tobacco: Packaging (3 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will ensure that the terms of reference for the review of plain packaging of tobacco products allow an examination of the incidence of the use of illegal and unbranded cannabis by young people.”
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 469 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,821 (84th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£18,657 (335th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£13,534 (467th)|
|Office running costs||£15,720 (407th)||£16,287 (422nd)||£17,562 (495th)||£15,455||£15,576 (469th)||£17,898 (472nd)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£12,527 (444th)|
|Staffing costs||£92,691 (392nd)||£86,685 (360th)||£82,896 (joint 376th with 1 other)||£80,923||£73,130 (221st)||£69,963 (180th)||£69,197 (109th)||£51,026 (142nd)|
|Members' Travel||£7,710 (307th)1||£9,770 (230th)2||£8,422 (294th)||£11,051||£11,627 (280th)||£13,087 (211th)||£14,162 (172nd)||£10,702 (184th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£165 (joint 302nd with 1 other)||£0||£636 (187th)||£698||£626 (250th)||£2,256 (40th)||£1,064 (joint 159th with 1 other)||£2,358 (24th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,051 (112th)||£3,039 (29th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£944 (21st)||£2,923 (8th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,896 (joint 391st with 1 other)||£664 (joint 382nd with 3 others)||£752 (390th)||£724||£810 (356th)||£825 (joint 343rd with 1 other)||£1,082 (302nd)||£999 (331st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,351 (319th)||£2,556 (333rd)||£1,880||£2,449 (337th)||£3,008 (262nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£825 (625th)||£678 (624th)||£0||£2,074 (8th)||£1,964 (joint 156th with 2 others)||£1,964 (joint 154th with 2 others)||£1,964 (joint 148th with 2 others)|
|Total||£144,998 (385th)||£145,627 (342nd)||£135,612 (369th)||£132,365||£127,194 (250th)||£127,658 (163rd)||£125,425 (64th)||£93,110 (204th)|