James Brokenshire

MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup

Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

A selection of James Brokenshire's votes

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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details

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James Brokenshire never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 8 Jul 2015

    EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee: Oral Evidence Session. 10:00 am; Room 3, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 10:15am) Evidence will be heard from James Brokenshire MP, Minister of State for Immigration on the EU agenda on migration.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Eritrea 2 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 01 July 2015 The Home Office publishes data on asylum decisions on a quarterly and annual basis. Quarterly statistics for the period April to June 2015 will be published on 27 August 2015. A copy of the latest release, ‘Immigration Statistics January – March 2015’ is available from...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Eritrea 2 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 01 July 2015 We are currently reviewing our country information and guidance on Eritrea to take into account the advance version of the Report of UN Commission of Inquiry on the human rights situation in Eritrea released in early June and other recently published country information. We will issue updated and revised guidance on both illegal exit and...

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Profile

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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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above 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 97.30% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 669 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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