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
We have lots more plain English analysis of James Brokenshire’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit James Brokenshire’s full vote analysis page for more.
James Brokenshire has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2017
Northern Ireland Affairs: Work of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 2017-19.
Witnesses: Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Sir Jonathan Stephens KCB, Permanent Secretary, Northern Ireland Office
The Northern Ireland Office has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.
The DUP and Sinn Fein continue their discussions towards the formation of an Executive in Northern Ireland. The parties have reduced the number of issues between them - including on some aspects of language and culture - but clear differences still remain. The Government is committed to continuing to work with all the Northern Ireland parties and the Irish Government, consistent with the...
More of James Brokenshire’s recent appearances
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 Northern Ireland (since 14 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this
- Has spoken in 13 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 78.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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 — email me updates on James Brokenshire’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 922 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely,
on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety
of sources. Voting information from