Brandon Lewis

MP, Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative

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How Brandon Lewis voted
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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Brandon Lewis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing Revenue Accounts 22 Jul 2014

    The prospectus for the Local Growth Fund: Housing Revenue Account Borrowing Programme (2015-16 and 2016-17) sets out how bids for additional housing revenue account borrowing are assessed. The prospectus is available on the Government’s website at: -housing-revenue-account-borrowing-programme-2015-to-2016-an d-2016-to-2017 The...
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 21 Jul 2014

    The Government wants to see high quality housing built quickly and efficiently and is working closely with the housebuilding and construction industry to encourage greater use of innovative approaches, including advanced housing manufacturing and construction. We are also encouraging the use of innovative construction techniques through our National Planning Practice Guidance, published in...
  • Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 21 Jul 2014

    Officials are currently finalising the evaluation report before submitting it to Ministers. The findings of the evaluation will then be published in due course.

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Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Departmental Postal Services
  • RRS Discovery
  • Public Transport: Concessions
  • James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Pensions

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Communities and Local Government (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 33 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.
  • Has voted in 86.55% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 117 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brandon Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 261 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

1. Directorships
Director of Woodlands Schools Ltd, 428 Rayleigh Road, Hutton CM13 1SD. Private primary schools. (Resigned 17 September 2012.)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: Brine Flow Properties & Handling Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 51 East Quay, South Denes Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR30 3PR
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 11 December 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 11 December 2013
(b) Donor status: company, registration 07492050
(b) (Registered 14 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Great Yarmouth , owned jointly with my wife, from which rental income was derived until 24 September 2013. (Registered 6 September 2012; updated 26 September 2013)

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