Kevin Brennan

Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage)

Labour MP for Cardiff West

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Kevin Brennan’s voting in Parliament

Kevin Brennan is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Kevin Brennan sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Kevin Brennan generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Kevin Brennan generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Tata Steelworks: Newport 8 Oct 2019

    Is the Minister saying that he will go back to his colleagues and recommend that the UK steel council meets, as my hon. Friend the Member for Newport East (Jessica Morden) has requested?
  • Tata Steelworks: Newport 8 Oct 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Hanson, this kind of debate is supposed to be a conversation between the Minister and the Member who secured it. There are five minutes left in the debate; surely it would be appropriate for the Minister to give way to the person who secured the debate.
  • Us Troop Withdrawal from Northern Syria 8 Oct 2019

    The Minister is assiduous and sincere, but does he understand that hearts sink in all parts of the House when he uses phrases such as any incursion might only be “modest in scope”? Essentially, we will be complicit in the US President’s decision to stab our Kurdish allies in the back. It is not just a moral betrayal but a strategic error to do what the United States is proposing. Do we...

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Labour MP for Cardiff West

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kevin Brennan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Academies
  • Teachers: Training
  • Green Investment Bank: Privatisation
  • Free Schools
  • Kings Science Academy

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) (9 Oct 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 9 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 17 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (also Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Further Education, Skills, Apprenticeships and Consumer Affairs) (also Department for Children, Schools and Families) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Government Whip (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster), Cabinet Office (2 Nov 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 19 Jan 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BBC
Address of donor: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend the BBC Folk Awards, total value £40

Date received: 4 April 2018

Date accepted: 4 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration RC000057

(Registered 11 October 2018)
Name of donor: BBC
Address of donor: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality as Shadow DCMS Minister to attend Wimbledon, total value £216

Date received: 5 July 2018

Date accepted: 5 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration RC000057

(Registered 11 October 2018)
Name of donor: BBC
Address of donor: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, total value £158

Date received: 9 September 2018

Date accepted: 9 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration RC000057

(Registered 11 October 2018)
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: 2 Waterhouse Square, 140 Holborn, London EC1N 2AE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the National Television Awards as Shadow DCMS Minister, including hospitality, total value £1,330

Date received: 22 January 2019

Date accepted: 22 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 08 February 2019)
Name of donor: Universal Music Group
Address of donor: 4 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend The Brit Awards; value £1,080

Date received: 19 February 2019

Date accepted: 19 February 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01778189

(Registered 05 March 2019)
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Accommodation associated with attending a Six Nations rugby match, total value £308

Date received: 9 March 2019

Date accepted: 9 March 2019

Donor status: other

(Registered 26 March 2019)
Name of donor: Heineken UK Ltd
Address of donor: 3-4 Broadway Park, South Gyle Broadway, Edinburgh EH12 9JZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Received via the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, two tickets to a Six Nations rugby match and hospitality, total value £324

Date received: 9 March 2019

Date accepted: 9 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration SC065527

(Registered 26 March 2019)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality as Shadow Culture Minister to attend Glastonbury Festival, total value £776.47

Date received: 28 June 2019

Date accepted: 28 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 03444246

(Registered 18 July 2019)

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