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Graham Brady

Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

Conservative MP for Altrincham and Sale West


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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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Graham Brady’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Graham Brady’s full vote analysis page for more.

Graham Brady has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Coronavirus 19 May 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what scientific or medical advice he based the decision to include passengers arriving from countries which have the same or lower levels of covid-19 infection as the UK in the 14-day quarantine policy.
  • Covid-19 Response 18 May 2020

    May I return to the question asked by my hon. Friend the Member for Ashfield (Lee Anderson) and ask my right hon. Friend whether it is possible to give any specific support to care homes facing financial difficulties due to unusually high vacancy rates?
  • Hybrid Proceedings (Extension of Temporary Orders) 12 May 2020

    Along with others, I pay tribute to your efforts, Mr Speaker, and to those of the House staff and the Procedure Committee, in bringing in these temporary virtual arrangements and putting into place the practical measures here in the House of Commons to improve safety for those who are present in person. The virtual proceedings have served a purpose during the most acute stage of the crisis,...

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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)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 May 2020.

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)
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 Ipsos Mori, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW:
2 August 2019, received £200 for completing an opinion survey on 26 June 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 30 August 2019)
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group Limited, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for writing articles:
17 May 2019, received £100 for writing an article (unused) in April 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 June 2019)
12 July 2019, received £180 for an article published on 25 May 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 July 2019)
12 July 2019, received £200 for an article published on 26 May 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2019)
22 April 2019, received £600 from the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article published on 3 March 2019. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 01 May 2019)
20 May 2019, received £500 for writing an article for publication on 24 March 2019, from The Sun on Sunday, News UK & Ireland Limited, PO Box 151 Peterborough PE7 8YT, Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 June 2019)
29 June 2019, received £200 from the American Institute for Foreign Study, 1 St Albans Grove, London W8 5PN, for speaking to a group of students from Arizona State University on 23 May 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 July 2019)
30 October 2019, received £1,000 from Primary Access and Research, 14 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for speech to Artemis fund managers on 9 October 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 13 December 2019)
4 April 2020, received £1,000 from the Nth Degree Club, Wyvols Court, Basingstoke Road, Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1WY, for advising on marketing and communications. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 01 May 2020)
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: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Flowidea Ltd
Address of donor: 7 Wilson Street, London EC2M 2SN

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

Donor status: company, registration 02463564

(Registered 09 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: JTI UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge KT13 0QU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Dinner at the British Museum for my wife and me, value £600

Date received: 19 March 2019

Date accepted: 19 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01501573

(Registered 08 May 2019)
Name of donor: BP plc
Address of donor: 1 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4PD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to All England Club on 5 July 2019, including lunch and drinks, value £595

Date received: 5 July 2019

Date accepted: 5 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 542515

(Registered 11 July 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Cayman Islands Government Office in the United Kingdom
Address of donor: 34 Dover Street, London W1S 4NG England

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights and accommodation for myself and my wife, total value £10,459 ( including £4,241 for changing the dates of flights)

Destination of visit: Cayman Islands

Dates of visit: 27 June to 1 July 2019

Purpose of visit: Leading visit by All-Party Cayman Island Group, marking the 60th Anniversary of the Cayman Islands constitution.

(Registered 26 July 2019)
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): for me and my spouse, travel with a value of £1,730 and accommodation with a value of £495; £2,225 in total

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 5-8 September 2019

Purpose of visit: to attend Gibraltar Day celebrations.

(Registered 08 October 2019)
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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