James Brokenshire

MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup

Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

James Brokenshire’s voting in Parliament

James Brokenshire is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, James Brokenshire sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • James Brokenshire generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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James Brokenshire never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Deportation 28 Jul 2015

    Since 1st January 2015, 1100 individuals have been returned to their country of origin on commercial aircraft chartered by the Home Office. The average cost per returnee in 2015 is currently 5,209.49 which includes aircraft charges, insurance and passenger duties. In considering the use of charters, account is taken of a number of factors including the availability of scheduled aircraft...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Children 24 Jul 2015

    We have regular discussions with sporting bodies to ensure that immigration routes are being used as intended and not being used for abuse by either sponsors or migrants. Where we have evidence that immigration routes are being used to facilitate trafficking we take a robust response.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Human Trafficking: Children 24 Jul 2015

    The Home Office monitors all routes of immigration into the UK to ensure these routes are being used as intended and to identify signs of abuse. Where we have evidence that immigration routes are being used to facilitate trafficking we take a robust response.

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Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Hornchurch

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Transport
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Capita Group
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
  • Departmental ICT
  • Independent Safeguarding Authority

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration) (since 8 Feb 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (11 May 2011 to 8 Feb 2014)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (13 May 2010 to 11 May 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 26 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.
  • 113 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Brokenshire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 676 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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