A selection of Julian Lewis's votes
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Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 6 absences, between 2003–2016
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
44 votes for, 0 votes against, 10 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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How can any negotiator achieve any concession from any other negotiator if it is known in advance that he will not walk away if no concessions are given?
Will the Foreign Secretary tell us what the outcome of that proper political process would be, given that even commentators who absurdly used to claim that there were 70,000 moderate fighters against Assad in Syria now accept that the overwhelming majority of the armed opposition is run by Islamists? While accepting that Assad is a monster in the tradition of Gaddafi and Saddam Hussein, does...
Leave campaigners will vote for the Bill as it is part of the process of withdrawal, but remain campaigners admire EU law and want its provisions to continue, so can the Secretary of State think of any good reason why the great repeal Bill should not be passed unanimously?
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Former Conservative MP for New Forest East
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Julian Lewis campaigned to leave the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Cabinet Office
- Departmental Files
- Simon Mann
- Aircraft Carriers
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 73 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Julian Lewis’s speeches
- Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2015: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
- Has voted in 76.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 112 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 999 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
1 November 2016
, £350 paid directly to charity in respect of an article I wrote for the Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT. Hours: 2- 3 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2016)
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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