A selection of James Brokenshire's votes
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Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I thank all right hon. and hon. Members who have contributed to today’s proceedings, which have provided valuable and important exchanges on the Bill. They have made very clear the unequivocal support of this Government and this House for devolved government in Northern Ireland. I extend my thanks to Her Majesty’s...
I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. Before I move forward with this business, I would like to pay tribute to those in the Police Service of Northern Ireland and in other emergency services who spent yesterday keeping people safe from a significant bomb placed by dissident republican terrorists next to a primary school in north Belfast. I am sickened by this incident, which...
The hon. Gentleman has made his point in his own way. All I will say is that this was an appalling incident for which there was no justification whatsoever. I think the whole House would wish to pay tribute to the PSNI and all those agencies that do such an incredible job in seeking to provide security for Northern Ireland, for the risks that they often put themselves under as a consequence...
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Former Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Also represented Hornchurch
Topics of interest
James Brokenshire campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Schools and Families
- Departmental Data Protection
- Capita Group
- Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
- Departmental ICT
- Independent Safeguarding Authority
Other offices held in the past
- The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (14 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all James Brokenshire’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 85.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 26 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 100 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 900 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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