Julian Lewis

Conservative MP for New Forest East

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 almost always 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 sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Mental Health Act 1983 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 25 Jul 2019

    Can the Minister tell us in simple terms what the situation is regarding the continuation or discontinuation of mixed-sex wards in mental health acute units?
  • Mental Health Act 1983 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 25 Jul 2019

    The Minister says that that seems extremely sensible but if, for example, somebody is seriously mentally ill and imagines that their parents mean them harm when they are actually doing everything they can in support, should the parents be locked out from knowing what is happening to their child?
  • Mental Health Act 1983 — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] 25 Jul 2019

    I quite agree, but my debate was nearly nine years ago. Is it not a bit late in the day for the Government to say, “Well, we are having a conversation about this?” At the time, there seemed to be some quite sensible rules, but the main problem was that the local mental health authorities were not applying them. If anything, it seems that we are further away from our objectives than we...

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Conservative MP for New Forest East

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

Expenses

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (since 13 Feb 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (since 12 Sep 2017)
  • 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: 29 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
11 July 2018, payment of £450 from DMG Media, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 15 April 2018. Hours: 90 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 July 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Henry Jackson Society
Address of donor: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: accommodation and meals for myself and my partner, value £1,351.68, at a conference in Oxford for UK parliamentarians and US congressmen and women

Date received: 14-16 December 2018

Date accepted: 14 December 2018

Donor status: company, registration 07465741

(Registered 28 December 2018)
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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