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Karen Bradley

Conservative MP for Staffordshire Moorlands

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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.

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

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

  • Company Transparency (Carbon in Supply Chains) 17 Mar 2020

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require companies to prepare an annual statement on carbon in their supply chains; and for connected purposes. It may seem odd that, on a day when we are focusing on an immediate crisis facing the world, covid-19, we should also look at other issues facing the world, but there is no doubt that climate change is an immediate crisis. It...
  • Covid-19 17 Mar 2020

    I thank my right hon. Friend for his statement. Can he give reassurances to my constituent, Tracy Wood, who contacted me last night regarding her son? He is a Manchester University placement student, currently in Panama. There are no flights in and out of Panama. He is running out of money, and the embassy has advised him to travel via another country. He simply does not know where to go,...
  • Covid-19 16 Mar 2020

    May I repeat the point made by the hon. Member for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray) about pubs and restaurants? I have been contacted by a number from the Moorlands today that are particularly concerned in the run-up to Mother’s Day, which would normally be one of the busiest days of the year. Can the Government give firm advice now as to whether pubs and restaurants should close or not, so...

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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
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee
  • Tyres
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society: Compensation
  • Inland Waterways
  • Festivals and Special Occasions: Public Holidays
  • Organ Donor Cards

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Procedure Committee (since 29 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (8 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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)


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 28 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 498 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Mar 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Aquind Ltd
Address of donor: OGN House, Hadrian Way, Wallsend NE28 6HL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £11,000

Donor status: company, registration 06681477

(Registered 08 March 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Royal Automobile Club Motors Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
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 £1,220

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 17 July 2019)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board Ltd
Address of donor: Lords Ground, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets to the England v Australia test match at Lords, with a total value of £400 inc VAT

Date received: 17 August 2019

Date accepted: 17 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration number: 03251364

(Registered 19 August 2019)
Name of donor: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Ltd
Address of donor: 1-2 Cockburn St, Edinburgh EH1 1QB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality for the 2019 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, value £1,296

Date received: 12 August 2019

Date accepted: 12 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 128255

(Registered 03 September 2019)

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