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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Last updated: 8 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote: Tenant Fees Bill 21 May 2018

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. This Bill takes forward essential measures to promote fairness in the private lettings market by banning unfair fees charged to tenants, as promised in the Government’s manifesto. It is a Bill that we should all welcome. The Bill will make the market more transparent, yes, but it also has the potential to save...
  • Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote: Tenant Fees Bill 21 May 2018

    The hon. Lady has intervened early, and that is a point that I will come on to. I would say that that is a maximum level, but I will deal with the specific issue in my remarks. I am pleased that the Tenant Fees Bill was introduced to Parliament soon after my appointment. It is the latest step in our work to create a housing market that is fit for the future. I have been greatly encouraged by...
  • Gaza: Un Human Rights Council Vote: Tenant Fees Bill 21 May 2018

    If the hon. Lady looks at the impact assessment, she will see that it has been calculated as a straight transfer through. I know that there will be a lot to discuss in Committee. It covers that pass through—the costs do not represent increased expenditure by letting agents and landlords, but the value of time spent reading guidance and reconsidering business models is also reflected 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

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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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