Karen Bradley

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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 consistently 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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Fox-Sky Merger 20 Jul 2017

    The hon. Gentleman asks a number of questions and I will attempt to address as many as I can in the time that we have; there were a number of questions there—I am sure he would agree. I think it is worth my repeating that I am acting in a quasi-judicial basis under the Enterprise Act. We are also reflecting, in our behaviour as a Government, the recommendations of Sir Brian Leveson in...
  • Fox-Sky Merger 20 Jul 2017

    I know you do not want me to stray on to the BBC, Mr Speaker, so I will not respond to that point. The report that I asked Ofcom to prepare as part of the phase 1 inquiry found firm grounds for concerns about media plurality. In the absence of further representations with evidence that might change my view, it is important to say that I am still minded to refer the merger on the grounds of...
  • Fox-Sky Merger 20 Jul 2017

    I join the hon. Lady in congratulating England’s women. I am disappointed for her sake that the wearing of a football shirt did not produce the luck for which she hoped for Scotland’s women, but as an England woman I am delighted by the result. The hon. Lady has a constituency interest, with Sky being the largest employer in her constituency. I, too, want to make sure that the...

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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
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  • Child Benefit

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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

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  • Has spoken in 19 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 — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 272 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Biddulph Conservative and Unionist Club
Address of donor: 52 High Street, Biddulph ST8 5AJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 07 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until October 2016, I employed my husband, Neil Bradley, as Office Manager. (Updated 04 July 2017)

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