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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.

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

  • Julian Lewis voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year, while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes
  • Julian Lewis consistently voted against selling England’s state owned forests, while most Conservative MPs almost always voted for. Show votes
  • Julian Lewis generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Julian Lewis almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Julian Lewis generally voted against military action against ISIL (Daesh), while most Conservative MPs consistently voted for. Show votes

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

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

Recent appearances

  • Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill 12 Feb 2020

    Can we think about specifics? The last two attacks were very different. As I said in an earlier intervention, the second of the two attacks was by someone who was clearly mentally deranged. The earlier attack was by someone who appeared to have taken all the deradicalisation on board and to be a model prisoner. We have to recognise that we are dealing with a kaleidoscope of personalities, not...
  • Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill 12 Feb 2020

    Is the situation not even a little worse than that? There have been reports of imams from the Deobandi sect of Salafists being allowed access to prisoners.
  • Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill 12 Feb 2020

    Although I concur with what the hon. Gentleman has said, he will recognise that keeping even one of these people under close surveillance can involve up to 50 members of special branch or MI5. Therefore, even a handful of them will severely test the resources of the security services.

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Conservative MP for New Forest East

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

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Topics of interest

Julian Lewis campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (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)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (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)
  • 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)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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