Kevin Brennan

Shadow Minister (Victims and Sentencing)

Labour MP for Cardiff West

@KevinBrennanMP https://facebook.com/kevinbrennanpage

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Your MP (Kevin Brennan) represents you, and all of the people who live in Cardiff West, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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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

  • Member, Unauthorised Entry to Football Matches Bill Committee (since 1 May 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Victims and Sentencing) (since 7 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 7 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 19 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 1 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 14 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Committee ( 9 Mar 2022 to 22 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill Committee ( 2 Feb 2022 to 9 Feb 2022)
  • Member, Cultural Objects (Protection From Seizure) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 17 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Sub-committee on Online Harms and Disinformation (10 Mar 2020 to 15 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 15 Jan 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts and Heritage) ( 3 Jul 2017 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • 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)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Tribunal and Inquiries 24 May 2024

    I apologise—I should have thanked the Minister for the courteous way in which he has dealt with the Opposition spokespeople. I do thank him for that.
  • Tribunal and Inquiries 24 May 2024

    I can see that I am not your only fan in this Chamber, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am sure that I speak for everyone in saying that we wish you well in what you do. We are also joined by the former Prime Minister, the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs May). We thank her for exemplary public service in her time in this place. I also pay tribute to my dear friend, my right hon. and learned...

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Ivors Academy
Address of donor: 1 Upper James Street, London W1F 9DE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the Ivor Novello Awards ceremony, value £1,189.90
Date received: 18 May 2023
Date accepted: 18 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03643088
(Registered 9 June 2023)
Name of donor: PRS for Music Ltd
Address of donor: 1st Floor, Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two hospitality tickets and accommodation for Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts 2023, value £2,462
Date received: 23 June 2023 to 26 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 29 June 2023)
Name of donor: Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television Ltd
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Fitzrovia House, 153-157 Cleveland Street, London W1T 6QW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality for the National Film and Television School Summer Gala, value £500
Date received: 20 June 2023
Date accepted: 20 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02591474
(Registered 12 July 2023)
Name of donor: Green Man Trust Ltd
Address of donor: Old Bank House, Beaufort Street, Crickhowell NP8 1AD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two guest passes for Green Man Festival 2023, value £470
Date received: 19 August 2023 to 21 August 2023
Date accepted: 19 August 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 1156453)
(Registered 25 August 2023)
Name of donor: FREENOW (Trading as TRANSOPCO UK Ltd)
Address of donor: Harling House, Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to the Mercury Prize with hospitality, value £550
Date received: 7 September 2023
Date accepted: 7 September 2023
Donor status: company, registration 11435887
(Registered 11 September 2023)
Name of donor: Music Publishers Association Limited
Address of donor: 107 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket and hospitality for Music Publishers Association Christmas Lunch, value £718.80
Date received: 14 December 2023
Date accepted: 14 December 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00140248
(Registered 19 December 2023)
Name of donor: NBC Universal
Address of donor: 1 Central Saint Giles, Saint Giles High Street, London WC2H 8NU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality to the BAFTAs, value £1,580
Date received: 18 February 2024
Date accepted: 18 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 04415234
(Registered 27 February 2024)
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4BU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket plus hospitality to England v Wales Six nations rugby match, value £1,295
Date received: 10 February 2024
Date accepted: 10 February 2024
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 27 February 2024)
Name of donor: UK Music
Address of donor: Work.Life, 33 Foley Street, London W1W 7TL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality to the BRIT Awards 2024 Suite, value £1,500
Date received: 2 March 2024
Date accepted: 2 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 3245288
(Registered 5 March 2024)

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