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 colleagues, 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: Educational Institutions: Licensing 10 Aug 2015

    The number of publicly-funded colleges that had an application for a Tier 4 sponsor licence (a) granted and (b) refused, in each year since 2008, is: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total Granted 188 333 37 33 32 38 21 5 687 Refused 6 36 13 13 4 7 11 2 92 An application may be refused for various reasons. We do not collate information on the courses...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: Olympic Games 2012 7 Aug 2015

    As stated in the last PQ response (Q 3489), 82 asylum claims were made of which 52 were subsequently granted asylum. Of the remaining 30, 10 have been removed following the refusal of their claim and 2 have had their appeals allowed. The remainder have outstanding appeals or applications or are subject to ongoing enforcement action or investigation.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: British Nationals Abroad 5 Aug 2015

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 15 July 2015. The correct answer should have been: A total of 49,173 international child passport applications finished processing in January-June 2015. Of this total, 2,418 (4.9%) 3,242 (6.6%) took longer than three months to be processed, 1,780 (3.6%) 2,539 (5.2%) took longer than four months to be processed, and 944...

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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.
  • 114 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: 10 Aug 2015.

8. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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