Brandon Lewis

MP, Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Brandon Lewis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Communities and Local Government Committee 18 Dec 2014

    I want to add to what all Members have quite rightly said in congratulating the Select Committee and its Chairman on putting together a solid and sound report. They have my and the Government’s thanks for the efforts that they have clearly put into taking evidence and working on the report. I particularly note the importance given to neighbourhood plans, which has been mentioned. I...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing: Alarms 18 Dec 2014

    Holding answer received on 16 December 2014 I refer the rt. hon. Member to my answer of 16 December, Official Report, PQ 218368.
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Disability 18 Dec 2014

    No Place Like Home is about the use of bed and breakfast accommodation for homeless families. The law is clear that bed and breakfast accommodation should be used to house homeless families only in an emergency, and then for no longer than six weeks. The Government is determined to tackle the unlawful and avoidable practice of placing families in bed and breakfast for more than 6 weeks....

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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

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission

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)

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  • Has spoken in 31 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 85.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 297 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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)
(b) Name of donor: Pasta Foods
(b) Address of donor: Pasteur Road, Great Yarmouth NR31 0DW
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(b) Date of receipt: 18 May 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 10 June 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 566338
(b) (Registered 16 June 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 7th Floor, 125 Broad Street, London EC2N 1AR
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 3 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 3 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 6390883
(b) (Registered 23 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Great Yarmouth Warehousing Co Ltd
(b) Address of donor: 51 East Quay, South Denes Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3PR
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(b) Date of receipt: 10 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 10 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 00840801
(b) (Registered 25 July 2014)
(b) Name of donor: JCB Research Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Denstone Road, Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JP
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(b) Date of receipt: 29 July 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 30 July 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration no. 00682651
(b) (Registered 22 August 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Patron Capital Advisors
(b) Address of donor: One Vine Street, London W1J 0AH
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(b) Date of receipt: 23 September 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 8 October 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration OC 361119
(b) (Registered 9 October 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Essex, owned jointly with my wife, from which rental income is derived. (Registered 12 November 2012)

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