Julian Lewis

MP, New Forest East

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New Forest East Conservative

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 consistently 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 consistently voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, 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
  • Julian Lewis almost always voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Julian Lewis 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 Lewis has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 13 Sep 2017

    The widow of our murdered colleague Ian Gow has expressed dismay and disgust that hundreds of former soldiers face reinvestigation—yet again—over incidents that occurred 40 years ago, while her husband’s suspected killers walk free. Will the Prime Minister now introduce legislation for a statute of limitations, coupled with a truth recovery process, finally to put an end to...
  • Business of the House 7 Sep 2017

    I thank the Leader of the House and her assiduous Parliamentary Private Secretary for responding so quickly to the requests led by the Chair-elect of the Public Accounts Committee. Indeed, I thank you, Mr Speaker, for your intervention in getting the Select Committees up and running from next week. May we take advantage of the fact that there is a suspension of the usual arrangements in...
  • National Shipbuilding Strategy 6 Sep 2017

    Where warships are concerned, quantity is a form of quality because even the most powerful warship can be in only one place at any one time. I therefore warmly welcome the strategy, particularly its acknowledgement, in the section on strategic context, that: “There is a need for greater volume in the destroyer and frigate force if we are to deliver the required operational...

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • Health
  • Warships
  • Departmental Files
  • Iraq
  • Simon Mann
  • Aircraft Carriers

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Defence Committee (since 12 Jul 2017)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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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