Graham Brady

MP, Altrincham and Sale West

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

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Schools Update 17 Jul 2017

    This is very good news for schools as they prepare to break up for the summer holidays. May I thank my right hon. Friend for engaging so constructively with colleagues across the House to make this progress? I particularly welcome her focus on bringing up the worst-funded schools, which has been so critically important for so long.
  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 12 Jul 2017

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that the quarterly economic survey of the Greater Manchester chamber of commerce predicts economic growth at 3.25% annually, which it has been, broadly, since 2013? Is he further aware that Manchester airport is planning a £1 billion investment in the coming years? Does that not indicate a welcome rebalancing of the economy, underpinned by sound economic...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Tax Rates and Bands 6 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the likely amount of council tax revenue that was foregone in the most recent year for which figures are available as a result of inaccurate banding of properties for council tax purposes.

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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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2010 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee (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 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Graham Brady’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 129 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Graham Brady’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 501 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

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 £930 received 2 September 2016. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 5 September 2016; updated 5 July 2017)
Training fee of £155 received on 30 September 2016. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 06 October 2016)
Fee of £620 received on 16 January 2017. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2017)
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 Telegraph Media, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
7 November 2016, received £200 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 November 2016)
From 15 June 2015 until 30 June 2017, I received £1,200 a month for my role as Adviser to Relish Networks PLC (formerly UKB Network Ltd), a telecoms service provider, of 5th Floor, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB. Expected commitment of 3 hrs a month. (Registered 09 July 2015; updated 03 October 2016 and 3 July 2017)
4 April 2017, received £188 from Nashville Care Council, 211 Commerce St # 100, Nashville, TN 37201, USA, for delivering a lecture on 31 March 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 April 2017)
3 April 2017, received £2,000 from New York College, 38 Amalias Avenue, 105 58 Athens, Greece, for giving a lecture in Athens on 5 April 2017, followed by various meetings with Greek parliamentarians and business leaders. Hours: 3 hrs. Between 3 and 7 April 2017, New York College also provided travel and accommodation for my spouse and myself, with an approx. value of £1,500. (Registered 27 April 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr David E M Mond
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lady Beryl Steinberg
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 03 July 2017)
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: total £826.73

Date of receipt of donation: 16 December 2016

Date of acceptance of donation: 16 December 2016

Donor status: Registered Industrial and Provident Society No 28488R

(Registered 23 December 2016; updated 10 January 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Euro-Gulf Information Centre
Address of donor: 12 Via Gregoriana, Rome, Italy, 00187

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation for me and my spouse with a value of £878

Destination of visit: Rome

Dates of visit: 12-13 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Attending and speaking at a conference.

(Registered 14 March 2017)
Name of donor: Euro-Gulf Information Centre
Address of donor: 12 Via Gregoriana, Rome, Italy 00187

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation for me and my spouse with a value of £900

Destination of visit: Prague

Dates of visit: 19 - 21 June 2017

Purpose of visit: Attending and speaking at a conference.

(Registered 26 July 2017)
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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