Graham Brady

Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West


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Graham Brady’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Immigration: Hong Kong 20 Sep 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of time taken by her Department was from an application being received to issuing National Insurance numbers to those people arriving from Hong Kong with British national overseas status.
  • Covid-19 Update 14 Sep 2021

    I welcome the Government’s rethink on vaccine passports and hope that it presages a move to trusting people more to make decisions for themselves. The Secretary of State will know about the evidence that people who returned from green list and amber list countries over the summer had a lower level of covid than those who stayed here. Does he accept that that makes a powerful case for...
  • Covid-19 Vaccinations: 12 to 15-year-olds 13 Sep 2021

    The Minister praised JCVI, quite rightly, but it is clear from the advice it gave recently that what was weighing most heavily on its mind was the lack of long-term evidence about the possible adverse reactions due to myocarditis following vaccination. As it said just 10 days ago: “substantial uncertainty remains regarding the health risks associated with these adverse events.” What has...

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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 15 Jan 2020)
  • Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee (since 26 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (22 Jun 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Sep 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
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 15 February 2021, I receive £26,000 a year (paid monthly) for my role as Chair of the Parliamentary Advisory Board (formerly Editor) of The House Magazine (Dods Group Limited), Level 11, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Rd, London SE1 9SG. Hours: 10 hrs a month. (Updated 31 May 2015, 13 November 2015, 03 July 2017, 18 June 2020, 15 December 2020 and 04 March 2021)
Payments from Primary Access and Research, 64 Eaton Place, London SW1X 8AT. (Updated 24 June 2021)
8 October 2020, received £500 for an interview on 7 October 2020. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 13 October 2020)
5 November 2020, received £500 for an interview on 4 November 2020. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 10 November 2020)
12 March 2021, received £500 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 March 2021)
7 May 2021, received £2,200 for advice on marketing and communications. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 May 2021)
From 1 June 2021 until further notice, I receive a retainer of £6,000 a year, paid monthly. Hours: 1 hr per month. First payment received on 2 July 2021. (Registered 20 July 2021; updated 23 August 2021)
Payments from Associated Newspapers Limited, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
13 October 2020, received £1,000 for an article published on 4 October 2020. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2020)
4 August 2021, received £1,000 for an article published on 18 July 2021. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 August 2021)
On 29 October 2020, I received £200 from The Spectator (1828) Limited, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for an article published on 30 September 2020. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 October 2020)
4 December 2020, received £200 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for participation as a panel member for Any Questions on 27 November 2020. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 15 December 2020)
Payments from Telegraph Media, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
30 December 2020, received £700 for two articles. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 18 January 2021)
22 February 2021, received £200 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 17 March 2021)
20 April 2021, received £300 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 May 2021)
Payments from News UK & Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
17 February 2021, received £400 for an article published on 2 November 2020. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 February 2021)
19 April 2021, received £500 for an article published on 28 March 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 27 April 2021)
28 July 2021, received £275 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Street, London E1W 1YW, for a survey on 13 July 2021. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 04 August 2021)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Benjamin Rose
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 April 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Walbrook Club
Address of donor: 37a Walbrook, London EC4N 8BS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary membership for one year, value £1,500

Date received: 26 August 2020 – 26 August 2021

Date accepted: 26 August 2020

Donor status: company, registration 03578810

(Registered 01 October 2020)
Name of donor: Gamesys Group
Address of donor: 10 Piccadilly, London W1J 0DD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for myself and spouse at a Euros match at Wembley, total value £3,074

Date received: 22 June 2021

Date accepted: 22 June 2021

Donor status: company, registration 10303804

(Registered 20 July 2021)
Name of donor: Entain Holdings UK
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, One New Change, London EC4M 9AF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at Wimbledon for myself and spouse, total value £2,200

Date received: 1 July 2021

Date accepted: 1 July 2021

Donor status: company, registration 11159638

(Registered 20 July 2021)
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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