James Brokenshire

MP, Old Bexley and Sidcup

Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

A selection of James Brokenshire's votes

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  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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James Brokenshire never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Nurses: Foreign Nationals 29 Jun 2015

    Holding answer received on 25 June 2015 The Home Office published a full impact assessment on the changes to Tier 2 settlement rules when they were laid before Parliament on 15 March 2012. The impact assessment is available on the gov.uk website at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/117957/impact-assessment-tier2.pdf.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students: Scotland 29 Jun 2015

    The Home Office produced an Impact Assessment in respect of its reforms of student routes in June 2011, which can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/257825/ia-students-.pdf We closed the Tier 1 (Post Study Work) route in 2012 because too many individuals in the route were unemployed or in low-skilled work, and too many were using the...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigrants: Glasgow 29 Jun 2015

    The Home Office does not hold this information.

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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

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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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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above 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 96.00% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 669 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel (CFI)
Address of donor: 45b Westbourne Terrace, London W2 3UR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): two dinners and tours to a value of £1,087; all other costs were met by me and my wife, who accompanied me.
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 25-29 May 2014
Purpose of visit: visits and tours to various parts of Israel to inform a clearer understanding of the country and the issues facing the region.
(Registered 16 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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