James Brokenshire

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

Conservative MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup

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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: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Local Government Funding Settlement 13 Dec 2018

    I appreciate the hon. Gentleman’s comments, but I am disappointed that he has not recognised the increases in spending that were set out in the Budget and that I have underlined, and the fact that I highlighted further spending in today’s statement. To take up his theme, one of my colleagues questioned whether the hon. Gentleman might be the Gwynch that stole Christmas. He should...
  • Local Government Funding Settlement 13 Dec 2018

    I recognise the challenges and issues over the business rates retention pilots. Not everyone has been successful in relation to the pilots for 2019-20. We are piloting on the basis of 75%. That is on the basis of the new system that is being introduced in 2020 so that we can properly understand how it will operate in practice. I will certainly highlight to my hon. Friend some of the other...
  • Local Government Funding Settlement 13 Dec 2018

    I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for his comments. I am pleased that he recognises the contribution that city deals have made in Scotland, the contribution that the UK Government are making in Scotland to ensure that that sense of growth and opportunity is felt very firmly, and how we contribute in that way to see that that is felt throughout our United Kingdom. I am sorry that, in some...

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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: 3 Dec 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)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

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