Karen Bradley

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Staffordshire Moorlands Conservative

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.

However, Karen Bradley sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Karen Bradley voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Exports: Northern Ireland 8 Nov 2018

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  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland 2 Nov 2018

    I do not have a role in setting the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland’s budget or monitoring the spend on legal proceedings. Responsibility for the Equality Commission’s functions and powers is devolved; it is sponsored by the Executive Office in Northern Ireland, which approves its budget. As the Commission operates independently from Government you may wish to write...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Devolved Government 31 Oct 2018

    The Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill, which we debated last week, has now been taken through both Houses. It provides for a period in which an Executive can be formed at any time, allowing for time and space for talks to take place without an election having to be called. I continue to engage with the main parties to discuss the implementation of the Bill...

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Conservative MP for Staffordshire Moorlands

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

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Topics of interest

Karen Bradley campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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 Northern Ireland (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (3 Jul 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (14 Jul 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (8 Feb 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Government Whip (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 21 debates in the last year — below 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 90.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 119 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Karen Bradley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 387 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Dominic Johnson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Venue hire for a fundraising dinner, with a value of £3,993.85

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2018)
Name of donor: Reel Cinemas Ltd
Address of donor: Sital House, Cattle Market, Loughborough LE11 3DL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 03561597

(Registered 10 April 2018)
Name of donor: Reel Cinemas Ltd
Address of donor: Sital House, Cattle Market, Loughborough LE11 3DL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,920 in purchasing tickets for a fundraising dinner

Donor status: company, registration 03561597

(Registered 10 April 2018)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2018)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £520 in purchasing tickets for a fundraising dinner

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 April 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Football League Ltd (trading as English Football League)
Address of donor: EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets plus hospitality for the Carabao Cup Final, Wembley, with a total value of £486

Date received: 25 February 2018

Date accepted: 25 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 80612

(Registered 02 March 2018)
Name of donor: Arsenal Football Club
Address of donor: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London N5 1BU

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets plus hospitality for an Arsenal match, with a total value of £600

Date received: 1 March 2018

Date accepted: 1 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00109244

(Registered 13 March 2018)
Name of donor: Albion Football Club (BOT) Ltd
Address of donor: Pirelli Stadium, Princess Way, Burton on Trent DE13 0AR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets plus hospitality for a Burton Albion match, with a total value of £360

Date received: 10 March 2018

Date accepted: 10 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 488096

(Registered 13 March 2018)
Name of donor: Manchester City Football Club Ltd
Address of donor: Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets plus hospitality for a Manchester City match, with a total value of £2,400

Date received: 7 April 2018

Date accepted: 7 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00040946

(Registered 30 April 2018)
Name of donor: The Football Association
Address of donor: Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Six tickets for the Cup Final with a total value of £690

Date received: 19 May 2018

Date accepted: 19 May 2018

Donor status: company, registration 00077797

(Registered 13 June 2018)
Name of donor: Global Media and Entertainment
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets plus hospitality to the Summertime Ball, with a total value of £1,000

Date received: 9 June 2018

Date accepted: 9 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 06251684

(Registered 13 June 2018)
Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets plus hospitality for Grand Prix at Silverstone, with a total value of £1,116

Date received: 8 July 2018

Date accepted: 8 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 23 July 2018)
Name of donor: Alton Towers Resort (Merlin Entertainment Group)
Address of donor: Alton ST10 4DB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets and Fastrack passes to Alton Towers Theme Park, with a total value of £465

Date received: 22 August 2018

Date accepted: 22 August 2018

Donor status: company, registration 06272935

(Registered 24 August 2018)
Name of donor: NFL International Ltd
Address of donor: 8th floor, 30 Panton St, London SW1Y 4AJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets to a match at Wembley, to a value of £624

Date received: 21 October 2018

Date accepted: 21 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 02777555

(Registered 23 October 2018)

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