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Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Brandon Lewis voted on key issues:
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Communities and Local Government, Business, Innovation and Skills, Health, Work and Pensions, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Postal Services, RRS Discovery, Public Transport: Concessions, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pensions
(based on written questions asked by Brandon Lewis and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- PREVENTION OF SOCIAL HOUSING FRAUD BILL Committee (1 out of 1)
- Localism Bill Committee (24 out of 24)
- Finance (No. 3) Bill Committee (14 out of 14)
- Local Government Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Jun 2013)
“Communities and Local Government: Community Budgets.
Witnesses: Louise Casey CB, Director General, Troubled Families Programme, DCLG, Jim Hopkinson, Head of Targeted Services and lead on Troubled Families, Leeds City Council and Cllr Jane Streather, Deputy Cabinet Member for Children Services, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Council; Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Brandon Lewis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of...”
- Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Tackling Aggressive Bailiffs (18 Jun 2013)
“The coalition agreement committed the coalition Government to provide more protection against aggressive bailiffs and unreasonable charges. Further to this, last year, Ministers pledged to review the guidance given to local authorities on the use of bailiffs to collect council tax. This was in the light of unacceptable practices by some local authorities; poor advice from the old Office of...”
- Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Accountancy (18 Jun 2013)
“The Department for Communities and Local Government currently have one member of staff seconded to one of the big four accountancy firms. This is a fast stream training opportunity and the pay grade of the secondee is PB4.9 HEO Fast Stream.”
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- Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 87.36% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 154 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register