Graham Brady

Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West


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: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 16 Jan 2019

    Human Rights: Democracy, free speech and freedom of association. 3:05 pm; Other
    Witnesses: Sir Graham Brady MP, Chair, 1922 Committee John Cryer MP, Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party Vicky Ford MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women in Parliament Dr Lisa Cameron MP Julie Elliott MP
  • Crown Post Offices: Franchising — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] 10 Jan 2019

    Order. Before I call the next speaker, I will explain that we have just over half an hour before the wind-up speeches need to begin. Three Back-Bench Members are seeking to catch my eye. I would rather avoid imposing a time limit, but if the three can consider each other we will avoid it.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: 1st Allotted Day 4 Dec 2018

    Mr Speaker, there may not be room in the Gloucestershire Echo for the whole of your ruling in response to my hon. Friend the Member for Cheltenham (Alex Chalk). I am grateful to allowed to speak so early in the debate, and I will be brief out of consideration for the many Members on both sides of the House who wish to participate. Following the right hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber...

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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 £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)
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA:
18 January 2018, received £150 for participation on the panel of Any Questions on Radio 4 on 11 January 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 January 2018)
24 August 2018, received £150 for participation on the panel of Any Questions on Radio 4. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 September 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)
Name of donor: Centre for Policy Studies
Address of donor: 57 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: three nights' hotel accommodation during Conservative Party Conference, from 30 September to 3 October 2018, value £792

Date received: 30 September - 2 October 2018

Date accepted: 30 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1174651

(Registered 23 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
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 £1,019

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 6–11 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Gibraltar Day.

(Registered 14 September 2018)
Name of donor: House of Representatives, Republic of Cyprus
Address of donor: CY-1402, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport, accommodation and meals, with a value of £417

Destination of visit: Republic of Cyprus

Dates of visit: 16 - 19 September 2018

Purpose of visit: UK Conservative Friends of Cyprus Parliamentary Delegation to examine the Cyprus Problem.

(Registered 17 October 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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