Brandon Lewis

The Minister for Immigration

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Great Yarmouth Conservative

Brandon Lewis’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Brandon Lewis sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Brandon Lewis consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Brandon Lewis has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 21 Nov 2017

    Home Affairs: Home Office delivery of Brexit: immigration. 9:30 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Immigration Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Offensive Weapons 21 Nov 2017

    (a)The table below shows the number of guns seized by Border Force from 2012-13 to 2016-17. 12 - 13 13 - 14 14 - 15 15 - 16 16 - 17 12498 3699 2845 2299 6312 The firearms definition used by for Border Force seizure statistical purposes has changed during the last 5 years. The firearms definition for 2012-13 includes ammunition, fireworks, and explosive material. The firearms...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Children 21 Nov 2017

    In 2016, we transferred over 900 unaccompanied children to the UK from Europe, including more than 750 from France. Over 200 of these children met the criteria for section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016. We are fully committed to delivering our commitment to transfer the specified number of 480 children under section 67 and are working very closely with Member States, as well as the UN High...

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Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

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

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Topics of interest

Brandon Lewis campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Departmental Postal Services
  • RRS Discovery
  • Public Transport: Concessions
  • James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Pensions

Currently held offices

  • The Minister for Immigration (since 11 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing and the Fire Service) (15 Jul 2016 to 11 Jun 2017)
  • Minister of State (Communities and Local Government) (15 Jul 2014 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (18 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Communities and Local Government (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 3 Dec 2012)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Brandon Lewis’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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above 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.
  • 97 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brandon Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 569 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 25 October 2016

Date accepted: 25 October 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 November 2016)
Name of donor: CH2M
Address of donor: Elms House, 43 Brook Green, London W6 7EF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: fundraising dinner with a value of £3,000

Date received: 14 March 2017

Date accepted: 14 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02533469

(Registered 24 March 2017)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £960 in purchasing tickets for a fundraising dinner

Date received: 21 March 2017

Date accepted: 21 March 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 March 2017)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,750

Date received: 21 March 2017

Date accepted: 21 March 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 March 2017)
Name of donor: J. C. Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire ST14 5JP

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

Date received: 10 April 2017

Date accepted: 11 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00561597

(Registered 25 April 2017)
Name of donor: Gallagher Developments
Address of donor: Gallagher Way, Gallagher Business Park, Warwick CV34 6AF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 25 April 2017

Date accepted: 25 April 2017

Donor status: company, registration 00937417

(Registered 02 May 2017)
Name of donor: Mrs Shadi Ritchie
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 1 June 2017

Date accepted: 5 July 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Essex, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and from April 2017, (ii). (Registered 12 November 2012; updated 14 March 2016 and 25 April 2017)

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