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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Last updated: 25 Jun 2019
Local Government in England is responsible for 22% of total UK public sector expenditure. It is essential that local authority financial reporting is of the highest level of transparency to allow taxpayers to understand how their money is being spent. The responsibilities for the framework within which local authority audits are conducted is the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. It...
I have today received the interim report from the independent Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. I have placed a copy in the library and made it available on www.gov.uk. I would like to thank the Commissioners for their work to date and look forward to receiving their final report later this year. This statement has also been made in the House...
Making sure the housing market works is a key priority for this government. Today I am announcing a number of additional measures the government is taking to ensure we deliver the homes this country needs and promote fairness for people, wherever they live. The government has set an ambitious target to deliver 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s. Last year more homes were provided than in...
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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
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
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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 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 74.31% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1134 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Jul 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: London City Airport Ltd
Address of donor: City Aviation House, Royal Docks, London E16 2PB
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to attend a Premiership Football match on 20 October 2018, together with associated hospitality; estimated value £354
Date received: 20 October 2018
Date accepted: 20 October 2018
Donor status: company, registration 01963361
(Registered 08 November 2018; updated 19 November 2018)
I am a non-practising solicitor.
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