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Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West
- Entered Parliament on 1 May 1997 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Graham Brady voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education and Skills, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Treasury, Health, Home Department
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): European Union, Parliamentary Questions, Working Time Regulations, EU Constitution, Departmental Public Expenditure
(based on written questions asked by Graham Brady and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Chairman, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (7 out of 17)
- Chairman, Sports Grounds Safety Authority Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Local Government Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Pensions Bill Committee (3 out of 8)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Education Bill Committee (16 out of 20)
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Dangerous Dogs (12 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many people were attacked by each breed of dog in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and what recent consideration his Department has given to expanding the register of prohibited dogs.”
- Written Answers — Health: Drugs: Students (4 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment his Department has made of the safety assessment of (a) Ritalin and (b) Modafinil in circumstances where they are being used without prescription for the purposes of enhanced academic performance; and if his Department will take steps to (i) inform students of the potential side effects of the use of such drugs and (ii) restrict the...”
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Students: Drugs (3 Jun 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the proportion of pupils in (a) further and (b) higher education who use exam-performance enhancing drugs such as Ritalin and Modafinil; and what assessment he has made of the effect of such drugs on overall attainment.”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 41 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 76.35% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 467 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£23,821 (84th)||£23,083 (joint 1st with 142 others)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£18,657 (335th)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£13,534 (467th)|
|Office running costs||£15,720 (407th)||£16,287 (422nd)||£17,562 (495th)||£15,455||£15,576 (469th)||£17,898 (472nd)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£12,527 (444th)|
|Staffing costs||£92,691 (392nd)||£86,685 (360th)||£82,896 (joint 376th with 1 other)||£80,923||£73,130 (221st)||£69,963 (180th)||£69,197 (109th)||£51,026 (142nd)|
|Members' Travel||£7,710 (307th)1||£9,770 (230th)2||£8,422 (294th)||£11,051||£11,627 (280th)||£13,087 (211th)||£14,162 (172nd)||£10,702 (184th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£165 (joint 302nd with 1 other)||£0||£636 (187th)||£698||£626 (250th)||£2,256 (40th)||£1,064 (joint 159th with 1 other)||£2,358 (24th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£1,051 (112th)||£3,039 (29th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£944 (21st)||£2,923 (8th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,896 (joint 391st with 1 other)||£664 (joint 382nd with 3 others)||£752 (390th)||£724||£810 (356th)||£825 (joint 343rd with 1 other)||£1,082 (302nd)||£999 (331st)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,351 (319th)||£2,556 (333rd)||£1,880||£2,449 (337th)||£3,008 (262nd)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£825 (625th)||£678 (624th)||£0||£2,074 (8th)||£1,964 (joint 156th with 2 others)||£1,964 (joint 154th with 2 others)||£1,964 (joint 148th with 2 others)|
|Total||£144,998 (385th)||£145,627 (342nd)||£135,612 (369th)||£132,365||£127,194 (250th)||£127,658 (163rd)||£125,425 (64th)||£93,110 (204th)|