James Brokenshire

MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup

Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

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How James Brokenshire voted
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  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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James Brokenshire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Department: Ashya King 12 Sep 2014

    No Home Office or other Government official was involved in signing a European Arrest Warrant for the parents of Ashya King. A European Arrest Warrant is issued by a judge, on application by a constable or appropriate person, in this case, the Crown Prosecution Service. The Home Office does not hold information on what expenditure has been incurred by UK police forces in the search for the...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Asylum: Deportation 12 Sep 2014

    The table below provides the total number of enforced removals of asylum cases to other European countries, in each year from 2010-13. Enforced removals of asylum cases to Europe, 2010-131, 2, 3, 4   Total asylum enforced removals 2010 1,583 2011 1,276 2012 1,068 2013p 1,188 1 Destination as recorded on source database; all nationals returned to Europe. 2...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Borders: Personal Records 12 Sep 2014

    Some carriers are unable to collect and provide advance passenger information due to concerns that this would be incompatible with EU free movement and data protection legislation. However, we already receive a very substantial amount of such information on European routes, and intend to continue to increase this.

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Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Hornchurch

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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)

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 (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Police Reform), Home Affairs (9 Mar 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs (11 Jan 2007 to 9 Mar 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs), Home Affairs (8 Nov 2006 to 11 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 12 Dec 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 28 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 76.61% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Brokenshire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 554 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

11. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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