Julian Lewis

MP, New Forest East

New Forest East Conservative

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How Julian Lewis voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Julian Lewis quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Birmingham Schools 22 Jul 2014

    When the right hon. Member for Salford and Eccles (Hazel Blears) and I gave evidence to the Prime Minister’s extremism taskforce, we emphasised the need for permanent cross-departmental co-operation. While I am pleased that the Secretary of State says she will work closely on this matter with the Home Office and the Department for Communities and Local Government, will she try to...
  • Written Answers — Defence: Middle East 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what recent assessment his Department has made of the UK's ability to mount persistent and enduring aerial surveillance of strategically important areas east of the Suez Canal after UK withdrawal from Afghanistan; what assets will be required for this purpose after 2015; and if he will make a statement.
  • Bills Presented — Energy (Buildings and Reduction of Fuel Use) Bill: Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill 21 Jul 2014

    I think I know how the right hon. Gentleman will respond to this point, but, for clarity, I am going to put it anyway. There have undoubtedly been cases, have there not, where policemen have said, for example, that they were not prepared to pull an apparently drowned victim out of a pool for fear of not being suitably qualified to do so? Is he saying that some measure other than this Bill...

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Conservative MP for New Forest East

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Warships
  • Departmental Files
  • Iraq
  • Simon Mann
  • Aircraft Carriers

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister, Defence (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Leader of the House of Commons (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (the Cabinet Office), Home Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 81 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 50 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 67.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 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") 840 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

8. Land and Property
Flat in Southampton, from which rental income is received.

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