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 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

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 9 Feb 2016

    Home Affairs: The work of the Immigration Directorates (Q3 2015). 2:15 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Stephen Shaw, Author of the Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Minister for Immigration Mandie Campbell, Director General, Immigration Enforcement Directorate Sarah Rapson, Director General, UK Visas and Immigration Directorate
  • Riot Compensation Bill: Clause 8 — Reviews and appeals 5 Feb 2016

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Dudley South (Mike Wood) for his excellent stewardship of the Bill. It takes enormous focus, dedication and drive to take a private Member’s Bill through this House. It is not straightforward. I commend him for identifying this important issue, which has affected so many of our communities, and for having the ability, early in his...
  • Riot Compensation Bill: Clause 8 — Reviews and appeals 5 Feb 2016

    We are verging into the language used on Second Reading when we discussed how the terms of the existing Riots (Damages) Act 1886 are not fit for the purpose of providing compensation in the event of a riot. The Bill provides good flexibility. It is important to recognise that it enables matters to be dealt with by way of secondary regulation. If certain changes are required, we would not...

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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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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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 89.84% 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.
  • 107 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on James Brokenshire’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 728 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

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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