Julian Lewis

Conservative MP for New Forest East

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Julian Lewis’s voting in Parliament

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

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Julian Lewis

Recent appearances

  • Prison Capacity 30 Nov 2022

    I believe that the Government have fulfilled their promise to end the automatic release of prisoners halfway through their sentences. Am I right in thinking that that will have added a certain amount of pressure on cells and accommodation? To what extent has pressure been increased by that policy? Can the Minister assure the House that there is no question of people being released earlier...
  • Energy Security 29 Nov 2022

    It took an international conflict to lessen and hopefully eliminate Europe’s dependency on a potential enemy, Russia. Can the Minister confirm that we will have no future dependency on China for our nuclear power stations?
  • Anti-lockdown Protest in Shanghai: Arrest and Assault of Edward Lawrence 29 Nov 2022

    This disgraceful episode reminds us of the importance of the BBC’s work in China. About a decade ago, ringfenced funding was stopped for the BBC World Service and BBC Monitoring. Some ringfenced funding has now been restored for the World Service but not, as far as I know, for Monitoring. Will the Government undertake to look at that matter? The degree of investment in such services should...

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Conservative MP for New Forest East

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Conservative until 14 Jul 2020; Independent until 29 Dec 2020

Expenses

Topics of interest

Julian Lewis campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Department
  • Cabinet Office
  • Warships
  • Departmental Files
  • Iraq
  • Simon Mann
  • Aircraft Carriers

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 15 Jul 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (15 Jul 2020 to 16 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (15 Jul 2020 to 16 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (13 Jul 2020 to 15 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (8 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Defence Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Defence Committee (3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (13 Sep 2010 to 16 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (13 Sep 2010 to 15 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (13 Sep 2010 to 15 Jul 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (10 May 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (1 Jul 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (1 Jul 2002 to 1 Jul 2004)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jul 2001 to 1 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Defence Committee (3 Feb 2000 to 29 Oct 2001)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (22 Jun 1998 to 11 May 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
26 July 2022, received £300 from Prospect Magazine, 2 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA, for an article. Hours: approx. 2 hrs. Fee paid direct to a community interest company. (Registered 15 August 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London, purchased on 22 December 2014 and from which rental income has been received since 5 February 2015: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 February 2015)

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