Graham Brady

Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

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Altrincham and Sale West Conservative

Graham Brady’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Graham Brady sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Graham Brady voted against culling badgers to tackle bovine tuberculosis, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Graham Brady has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Taxis: Licensing 5 Sep 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish the report of the task and finish group on taxi and private hire vehicle licensing in September.
  • Family Hubs 24 Jul 2018

    Order. Two Members are seeking to catch my eye, and we have a shade over 20 minutes before we need to commence the winding-up speeches, which I want to happen no later than quarter-past 5. I call Jim Shannon.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Duty Free Allowances: EU Countries 3 Jul 2018

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the UK's status as a third country in December 2020 means that duty free will automatically return for UK passengers travelling to EU destinations.

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Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

Graham Brady campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • European Union
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Gcse
  • Working Time Regulations
  • EU Constitution

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)
  • Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee (since 26 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Reform of the House of Commons (20 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (17 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe) (15 Jun 2004 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (5 Jan 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (5 Jan 2004 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2001 to 1 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 2000 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Brady’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Brady’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 503 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Lay Associate Member of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, 3 Hardman Street, Manchester M3 3AW; formerly the General Medical Council Fitness to Practice Panel. (Registered 1 December 2011; updated 6 November 2012 and 17 January 2017)
Fee of £775 received on 14 September 2017. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2017)
Fee of £317 received on 12 January 2018. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2018)
Fee of £980 received on 30 August 2018. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 03 September 2018)
Adviser on communications and marketing strategy to Snowshill Allied Holdings Ltd, and formerly to Aquarium Software Ltd, both of Poplar House, 126a Ashley Road, Hale, Cheshire WA14 2UN. From 1 April 2015 until further notice I expect to receive remuneration of £2,500 a quarter, for a commitment of about 3 hours a quarter. (Registered 17 September 2013; updated 4 October 2013 and 31 May 2015)
From 19 June 2017 a year I receive £26,000 a year (paid monthly) for my role as Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary Services), Level 11, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Rd, London SE1 9SG. Hours: 10 hrs a month. (Updated 31 May 2015, 13 November 2015 and 3 July 2017)
18 January 2018, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA for participation in the panel of Any Questions on Radio 4 on 11 January 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 January 2018)
26 January 2018, received £165 from the Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for an article published on 12 June 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 January 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC)
Address of donor: Marford Mill, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one day’s shooting at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire and one night’s accommodation at Hoar Cross Hall Hotel, Staffordshire: £825.45 in total

Date received: 15 December 2017

Date accepted: 15 December 2017

Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No. 28488R

(Registered 15 January 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) London City Airport (2) Airbus
Address of donor: (1) Royal Docks, London E16 2PB (2) 316 Route de Bayonne, 31300 Toulouse, France

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and my spouse (1) Travel and accommodation with a value of £540 (2) Transport and hospitality with a value of £580

Destination of visit: Toulouse

Dates of visit: 24 – 26 August 2017

Purpose of visit: Visit to the Airbus Factory.

(Registered 18 September 2017; updated 23 October 2017)
Name of donor: Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, The Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation for me and my spouse with a value of £877

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 7 – 10 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar Day.

(Registered 18 September 2017)
Name of donor: New York College
Address of donor: 38 Amalias Avenue, 105 58 Athens, Greece

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation for my spouse and myself, with an approx. value of £1,500

Destination of visit: Athens

Dates of visit: 29 June - 3 July 2018

Purpose of visit: To speak at a graduation ceremony.

(Registered 20 July 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
I have been given honorary membership of the Carlton Club for the tenure of my position of Chairman of the 1922 Committee. (Registered 05 September 2012)
From 29 September 2015, member of the Hamblin Educational Trust, a multi-academy trust based at Altrincham Grammar School For Boys. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 07 December 2016)
From 20 September 2016, unpaid Director of the Centre for Policy Studies; an independent think tank. (Registered 20 December 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Victoria Lowther, as Senior Research/Parliamentary Assistant.

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