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Julian Lewis

Former Conservative MP for New Forest East

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A selection of Julian Lewis's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Thomas Cook Customers 5 Nov 2019

    Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. May I congratulate you on your own gallant and good-humoured campaign to be Speaker? I must congratulate my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State on being so proactive in responding to this shocking discovery that Thomas Cook did not properly insure so many people against injury while being on a Thomas Cook holiday. Am I right in thinking that there would...
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Topical Questions 5 Nov 2019

    Congratulations, Mr Speaker. In the light of the Foreign Secretary’s rather dismissive response to his predecessor on defence spending, is he aware that the Defence Committee, on which four parties are represented, has recommended 3% of GDP as a realistic medium-term goal? Does he accept that 2% of GDP on defence is a minimum? It is a floor, not a ceiling.
  • Tributes to the Speaker’s Chaplain 31 Oct 2019

    As I have listened to the successive tributes, I have been looking at my page of notes of all the things that I wanted to say in order to show appreciation for everything that Rose has brought to this place during her years of service here, and I have been having to cross them off one after another, because the heartfelt speeches so far have really encapsulated everything. But, as we know, Mr...

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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 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election


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)


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  • Has spoken in 116 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Julian Lewis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2015: MP did not accept messages via WriteToThem.
  • Has voted in 88.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1138 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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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