Steve Brine

MP, Winchester

Winchester Conservative

Steve Brine’s voting in Parliament

Steve Brine is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Steve Brine’s votes.

  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Steve Brine’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Steve Brine’s full vote analysis page for more.

Steve Brine has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 18 May 2016

    I realise that SNP Members like to discard referendum results, but we had a referendum early in the last Parliament on changing the Westminster voting system. My constituents voted 2:1 and the country overall voted to keep first past the post. End of the matter.
  • “Educational Excellence Everywhere”: Academies 9 May 2016

    I welcome the Secretary of State’s statement and willingness to engage on what was, let us remember, a White Paper for discussion. Last Friday afternoon I was in a meeting with the leader and schools leader of Hampshire County Council, and it is fair to say that the first half of the meeting did not go as well as the second half once they had heard her announcement, and I pass on their...
  • Hillsborough 27 Apr 2016

    I obviously do not represent Liverpool, but I was so fortunate to live there for the best part of the 1990s. It is a wonderful city, with decent people—thoroughly decent people—and I believe that the way in which the families have conducted themselves over nearly 30 years has demonstrated that to those of us who knew it and to everybody else. I was very fortunate to take over one...

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Conservative MP for Winchester

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Immigration: Crime
  • Cafcass
  • Sewage: Waste Disposal
  • Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Justice Committee (5 Dec 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Steve Brine’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steve Brine’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 96 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
17 April 2015, received £100 for survey completed on 24 March 2015. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 11 May 2015)
19 January 2015, received £60 for survey completed on 3 December 2014. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 20 November 2015)
8 July 2015, received £70 for survey completed on 3 June 2015. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 20 November 2015)
29 July 2015, received £50 for survey completed on 14 July 2015. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 20 November 2015)
23 October 2015, received£80 for survey completed on 15 September 2015. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 20 November 2015)
19 November 2015, received £80 for survey completed on 14 October 2015. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 14 December 2015)
19 December 2015, received £30 for survey completed on 11 November 2015. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 January 2016)
8 February 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey on 15 December 2015. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 February 2016)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.