Karen Bradley

MP, Staffordshire Moorlands

Staffordshire Moorlands Conservative

Karen Bradley campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Karen Bradley’s voting in Parliament

Karen Bradley is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Karen Bradley’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Karen Bradley’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Karen Bradley’s full vote analysis page for more.

Karen Bradley has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 13 Dec 2016

    Communications Committee: Press regulation - where are we now. 3:15 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 3:30 PM) Mr Jonathan Heawood, Chief Executive Officer, IMPRESS Mr Walter Merricks CBE, Chair, IMPRESS (at 4:15 PM) Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: 56th Horserace Betting Levy Scheme 1 Dec 2016

    On 9th November 2016 the Chair of the Horserace Betting Levy Board (‘the HBLB’) informed me that the HBLB had been unable to approve a recommendation from the Bookmakers’ Committee as to the terms of the 56th Levy scheme. Under section 1(2) of the Horserace Betting Levy Act 1969 (‘the Act’), it therefore now falls to me to determine those terms. The Act allows me...
  • Historical Sexual Abuse (Football) 29 Nov 2016

    Nothing is more important than keeping children safe. Child sex abuse is an exceptionally vile crime, and all of Government take it very seriously indeed, as I know this House does. Children up and down the country are able to play football thanks to the dedication of thousands of adults, many of them volunteers. The vast majority have no stain on their character. However, where people who...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Staffordshire Moorlands

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Tyres
  • Festivals and Special Occasions: Public Holidays
  • Members: Travel
  • Organ Donor Cards
  • Child Benefit

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (8 Feb 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (7 Oct 2013 to 8 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Administration Committee (3 Dec 2012 to 10 Mar 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (31 Oct 2011 to 5 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Karen Bradley’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 low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 134 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Karen Bradley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 229 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two football tickets with hospitality, estimated value £700

Date received: 28 February 2016

Date accepted: 28 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02719699

(Registered 14 March 2016)
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two football tickets with hospitality for Manchester City vs Stoke City, total estimated value £211

Date received: 23 April 2016

Date accepted: 23 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02719699

(Registered 06 June 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Neil Bradley, as Office Manager.

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