Brandon Lewis

MP, Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative

A selection of Brandon Lewis's votes

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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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Brandon Lewis never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Green Belt 3 Jul 2015

    National planning policy gives strong protection to the Green Belt, making clear that most development is inappropriate, and that Green Belt should be altered only in exceptional circumstances, through the Local Plan process, and in consultation with the local community. Local planning authorities are responsible for managing Green Belt in line with national policy set out in the National...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction 3 Jul 2015

    The total amount that local authorities received in (a) England, (b) Lancashire County Council and (c) Pendle (payment made on the basis of Pendle Borough Council boundaries) under the New Homes Bonus in each year since 2011 is set out in the attached table . This includes payment of the Bonus for previous delivery. New Homes Bonus Table (Word Document, 21.98 KB)
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Lewisham 3 Jul 2015

    The number of bedrooms required by households on local authority waiting list are published in the Department’s data set ‘Local authority housing statistics data returns’, table C, which is available at the following link. thority-housing-statistics-data-returns-for-2013-to-2014

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Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

Entered the 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) (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (18 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 26 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 100.00% 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") 337 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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