Julian Brazier

MP, Canterbury

Canterbury Conservative

Julian Brazier campaigned to leave the European Union

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Julian Brazier’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Julian Brazier sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Julian Brazier generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Julian Brazier has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Single Market 25 Oct 2016

    In welcoming my right hon. Friend’s robust stance on this matter, may I suggest that as there is a large balance of payments deficit with Europe, specifically in the automotive sector, it would be in the EU’s interest to strike a decent deal with us, as he intends to do?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Russian Federation 18 Oct 2016

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that the particularly vile activities, which he has so eloquently described, of Russia in Syria have been allowed to happen because of several years of weakness and inconsistency in western policy towards that area? Does he further agree that if we want to hold the ring, the importance of being seen to be absolutely solidly behind NATO has never been stronger?
  • Schools that Work for Everyone 12 Sep 2016

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on her vision on religious and selective schools. May I shift the spotlight to STEM subjects—science, technology, engineering and maths? The Simon Langton boys school in my constituency has, for several years running, produced more than 1% of this country’s physics graduates. However, there is an even greater issue around maths. The blunt truth...

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Conservative MP for Canterbury

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Navy: Reserve Forces
  • Correspondence
  • People Trafficking
  • Military Equipment
  • Non-Domestic Rates: Ports

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 3 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Oct 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (1 Mar 2003 to 1 Oct 2003)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Julian Brazier’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 21 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 Julian Brazier’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 706 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Royalty payments received from Endeavour Press, c/o Tattlebury House, Cranbrook Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook TN17 1BT, via Sheil Land Associates Ltd, 52 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LS, for an e-novel. Hours: impossible to estimate accurately. (Registered 12 August 2015)
4 January 2016, received £247.78. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 26 January 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Katharine Brazier, as part-time Executive Secretary.

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