James Brokenshire

MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup

Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

Does James Brokenshire respond to constituents’ emails?

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James Brokenshire’s voting in Parliament

James Brokenshire is a Conservative MP, and 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of James Brokenshire’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit James Brokenshire’s full vote analysis page for more.

James Brokenshire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Passports: Fraud 28 Jun 2016

    Her Majesty's Passport Office does not have a numerical target for identifying fraudulently obtained genuine (FOG) passports. The work on detecting FOGs is part of a wider programme which also has a significant focus on preventing passport fraud.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Detention Centres: Sexual Offences 28 Jun 2016

    All complaints made by detainees are investigated by the relevant supplier in accordance with Detention Services Order 03/2015 'Handling complaints'. Any allegations of serious misconduct made by a detainee against staff are also referred to the Home Office Professional Standards Unit (PSU) for investigation. Where a detainee, or someone on behalf of a detainee, alleges that a member of staff...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre: Pregnancy 28 Jun 2016

    The Home Office will not necessarily be aware that a woman is pregnant unless she chooses to make this known to us and a woman may not know herself that she is pregnant when she is detained. It may not always be appropriate for healthcare professionals to disclose information that the patient has asked not to be disclosed. Subject to these limitations, management information for 21 June 2016...

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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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all James Brokenshire’s speeches
  • 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 high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Brokenshire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 808 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: New Zealand Government
Address of donor: New Zealand High Commission, 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality and tickets for the Rugby World Cup for my wife and me; value £350

Date received: 20 September 2015

Date accepted: 20 September 2015

Donor status: New Zealand Government

(Registered 05 October 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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