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 a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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James Brokenshire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Electronic Communications 22 Jul 2014

    I am grateful for the support for the regulations offered by my hon. Friend the Member for Cambridge (Dr Huppert) and the right hon. Member for Delyn (Mr Hanson). I understand the concerns that the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) flagged up last week during our debates on the Act. He has highlighted issues relating to different categories of what I might describe as...
  • Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Electronic Communications 22 Jul 2014

    Equally, I will see whether it is possible to facilitate a meeting with my officials so that they can hear more directly any concerns that might be raised. I can tell the right hon. Member for Delyn that the interception of communications commissioner will look at the operation of the new legislation, which includes the regulations made under it, as part of his six-monthly review. I hope that...
  • Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals): Electronic Communications 22 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman asks about the legal advice. He will know that it is not the practice of the Government to share or publish our legal advice, but I stand by the statement that has been made. I welcome the support of the House this afternoon, and the regulations will come into effect. Question put and agreed to. Resolved, That the draft Data Retention Regulations 2014, which were laid...

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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

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 76.49% 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.
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  • 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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