Graham Brady

MP, Altrincham and Sale West

Altrincham and Sale West Conservative

A selection of Graham Brady's votes

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  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Graham Brady never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Fluoride: Drinking Water 19 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings of the research report Are fluoride levels in drinking water associated with hypothyroidism prevalence in England, published by the University of Kent's Centre for Health Services in February 2015; and if he will make a statement.
  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 9 Mar 2015

    Political and Constitutional Reform: Government formation post-election. 4:30 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: David Natzler, Acting Clerk of the House of Commons and Paul Evans, Clerk of the Journals; Rt Hon Annette Brooke OBE MP, Chair, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party and Baroness Brinton, President, Liberal Democrats; John Cryer MP, Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party; Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service; Mr Graham Brady MP, Chair, 1922 Committee
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services and Social Services: Greater Manchester 2 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to his plans to devolve health and social care provision and expenditure in Greater Manchester, if he will exclude decision-making on NHS pay and conditions from those plans.

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Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Education and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • European Union
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Working Time Regulations
  • EU Constitution
  • Departmental Public Expenditure

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee (26 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (17 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe) (15 Jun 2004 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (5 Jan 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (5 Jan 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2001 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 2000 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 25 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Brady’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 472 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for responding to opinion research:
Fee of £75 paid direct to charity on 6 May 2014 for the February/March Panel survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 8 May 2014)
Fee of £75 paid direct to charity on 29 September 2014 for September Panel survey.
Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 7 October 2014)
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8RT:
Fee of £80 received on 5 June 2014 for survey in May 2014. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Associate Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary), 21 Dartmouth St, Westminster, London SW1H 0BP. (£0-5,000)
Received £625 on 17 April 2014 (first quarter of 2014). Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 17 April 2014)
Received £625 on 12 July 2014 (second quarter of 2014). Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 4 August 2014)
Received £625 on 13 October 2014 (third quarter of 2014). Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2014)
Received £625 on 14 January 2015 (fourth quarter of 2014). Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2015)
Lay Associate Member of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6FQ; formerly the General Medical Council Fitness to Practice Panel. (Registered 1 December 2011; updated 6 November 2012)
Fee of £620 received on 10 April 2014. Hours: 6 hrs in March 2014. (Registered 17 April 2014)
Fee of £775 received on 1 May 2014. Hours: 4 hrs in March 2014. (Registered 8 May 2014)
Fee of £155 received on 26 September 2014. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 6 October 2014)
Fee of £1,240 received on 2 October 2014. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 7 October 2014)
Fee of £310 received on 8 January 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 14 January 2015)
Fee of £6 20 received on 13 March 2015. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 17 March 2015)
Adviser on communications and marketing strategy to Aquarium Software Ltd, Poplar House, 126a Ashley Road, Hale, Cheshire WA14 2UN. Expected annual remuneration: £5,001 to £10,000. (Registered 17 September 2013; updated 4 October 2013)
Received £2,500 on 22 April 2014 for advisory services. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 1 May 2014)
Received £2,500 on 4 July 2014 for advisory services. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 July 2014)
Received £2,500 on 15 October 2014 for advisory services. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2014)
Received £2,500 on 19 December 2014 for advisory services in 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2015)
Payments from Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for responding to opinion research:
Received £200 on 23 September 2014 for MP survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 6 October 2014)
Received £200 on 29 January 2015 for MP survey. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 29 January 2015)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor:  Mr and Mrs D Wall
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation and meals for myself and my spouse at a political conference, 20-22 June 2014; value £1,850
Date of receipt of donation:  20-22 June 2014
Donor status: individuals
(Registered 18 July 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Government of Thailand
Address of donor: Royal Thai Embassy, 29-30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): in country costs, hotel, transport and certain meals; total value £1,000. The costs of flights was met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of visit: 10-15 November 2014
Purpose of visit: discussions with the Thai government and Opposition Parties relating to the development of a new constitution and promotion of trade and cultural exchange.
(Registered 2 December 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I have been given honorary membership of the Carlton Club for the tenure of my position of Chairman of the 1922 Committee. (Registered 5 September 2012)

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