Brooks Newmark

Braintree Conservative

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How Brooks Newmark voted
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Brooks Newmark hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) 10 Apr 2014

    I do not mean to undermine the Minister, but training is about more than simply an attitude; one has to invest, which means some real money, perhaps a reallocation of resources. He is absolutely right, there has been a fall in crime and I have seen that locally in Braintree, but as we are saving money, I would like to see some reinvestment made to address specific recommendations, such as...
  • [Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) 10 Apr 2014

    From speaking to women’s groups, my impression is that the problem is that there is no legislative framework. Simply saying that it will be taken into account does not deal with the substantive issue. The Minister said that it is low-level, but coercive abuse can sometimes be far more pernicious because of the psychological damage that it does. One should not say that physical violence...
  • [Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) 10 Apr 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for East Worthing and Shoreham (Tim Loughton), who demonstrated why he was excellent as a Children and Families Minister; he brought his experience to bear in this debate. I thank in particular my hon. Friend the Member for Brentford and Isleworth (Mary Macleod) for bringing this important debate to the House today. Notwithstanding the fact that the recess...

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Conservative MP for Braintree


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • A120
  • Motor Vehicles: Glass
  • Pensions
  • Post Offices: Information and Communications Technology

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 14 Nov 2011)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (14 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Whip, Whips (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (18 Jan 2006 to 18 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 2 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 199 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

9. Shareholdings
(a) The Allele Fund; invests primarily in healthcare startups. Limited Partner. (Registered 18 February 2014)
(a) Recyclabook Ltd; a Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme which resells textbooks. (Registered 18 February 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I have shareholdings in the following collective investment schemes which therefore do not require registration under Category 9 above: AP Alternative Assets LP, a closed ended investment company; Apollo European Credit Fund LP, a closed end debt fund; and Bridges Community Development Venture Fund II LP, which primarily invests in start ups in areas of deprivation. (Registered 18 February 2014; updated 26 February 2014)

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