Steve Brine

MP, Winchester

Winchester Conservative

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How Steve Brine voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Steve Brine occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for East Antrim (Sammy Wilson), who spoke passionately, as always. I do not pretend to be one of the great economists of the House, but in my four and a half years as a constituency Member of Parliament, I have seen at first hand what a healing economy means in practice on the ground. Interestingly, the motion is all but silent on jobs, as other...
  • Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy 26 Nov 2014

    Absolutely. We have such a positive go-ahead outlook in the Christmas city, which is how Winchester has branded itself. Judging by the number of people skating and shopping at the Christmas market, it is the Christmas city. I urge Members to come. We might have had some fun with the Opposition motion, but I applaud them for putting the economy at the head of an Opposition day. I would argue...
  • Breast Cancer 25 Nov 2014

    May I thank the Minister for thanking the three big breast cancer charities? Breakthrough, with support from the others, provides the secretariat for our all-party group. She will be aware of the work of CoppaFeel and its “Rethink Cancer” campaign. Treatment and survival are obviously critical—today’s debate is about that—but prevention is clearly better than...

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Conservative MP for Winchester

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 68 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from Ipsos Mori , 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys:
Received £200 on 31 January 2014 for survey on 19 November 2013. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 February 2014)
Received £200 on 26 September 2014 for survey on 25 June 2014. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 October 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing online surveys:
Received £80 on 29 November 2013 for completing survey on 17 October 2013. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 2 January 2014)
Received £80 on 7 January 2014 for completing survey on 20 November 2013. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 7 February 2014)
Received £80 on 10 June 2014 for completing survey on 8 May 2014. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 17 June 2014)
Payments from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for opinion surveys:
19 August 2014 received payment of £75 for survey taken on 22 July 2014. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 15 September 2014)
19 August 2014 received payment of £75 for survey taken on 22 July 2014. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 15 September 2014)

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