James Brokenshire

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

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Old Bexley and Sidcup Conservative

James Brokenshire’s voting in Parliament

James Brokenshire is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, James Brokenshire sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • James Brokenshire generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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James Brokenshire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 21 Feb 2018

Recent appearances

  • Building Regulations and Fire Safety 17 May 2018

    With permission, I would like to make a statement on the publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s final report following her independent review of building regulations and fire safety. Members will be aware that my predecessor and the then Home Secretary asked Dame Judith to carry out the review following the Grenfell Tower fire. We are approaching one year on from that tragic event, and...
  • Building Regulations and Fire Safety 17 May 2018

    While I welcome the right hon. Gentleman’s kind comments on the words of Dame Judith and her team in what I think is a comprehensive report—looking at the end-to-end system and at culture, but also making recommendations on strong enforcement and criminal sanctions—I urge him to look at it very carefully before rushing to judgment on all its different sections. He may not...
  • Building Regulations and Fire Safety 17 May 2018

    I am very grateful to my right hon. Friend for her question. I do understand the concerns that Members on both sides of the House, including those in London, understandably have following the appalling tragedy of Grenfell. I can tell her that we will be providing details for local authorities and housing associations about how they can access the funding. We are working at pace to ensure that...

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Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Hornchurch

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Topics of interest

James Brokenshire campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Transport
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Capita Group
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
  • Departmental ICT
  • Independent Safeguarding Authority

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (since 30 Apr 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration) (8 Feb 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (11 May 2011 to 8 Feb 2014)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (13 May 2010 to 11 May 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Dec 2006)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Randox Laboratories Ltd
Address of donor: 55 Diamond Road, Crumlin BT29 4QY

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets and hospitality for the Randox Grand National for myself and my wife, to an estimated value of £2,000

Date received: 14 April 2018

Date accepted: 14 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration NI015738

(Registered 09 May 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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