Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How James Brokenshire voted on key issues
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted for a stricter asylum systemDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
Additional funding of tens of millions of pounds has been made available to the police and the Security Service each year for surveillance, technical capabilities and other measures to mitigate the overall risk as part of the TPIMs package. That has significantly enhanced the police and Security Service’s counter-terrorism capabilities.
I am grateful to the hon. Lady, because her question allows me to confirm that there is no intention of reducing the additional funds that have been made available. We have also increased spending on the security and intelligence agencies, and protected counter-terrorism policing budgets to ensure that capabilities are maintained. That includes resources for surveillance and the management of...
There is no delay. The UK has some of the most robust and effective legislation in the world to deal with terrorist suspects and we will not hesitate to use every power at our disposal to protect the security of this country. The hon. Lady makes a fair point in relation to travel to Syria. We are very clear that people should not travel to Syria, and our counter-terrorism legislation is there...
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Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Schools and Families
- 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 21 debates in the last year — below 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 76.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 449 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)