Brandon Lewis

Minister without Portfolio

Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

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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.

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

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Leaving the EU: Civil Service Capacity 19 Dec 2018

    The Government are equipping themselves with the right people and the right skills for the UK to exit the European Union successfully. Almost 11,000 people are now working on EU exit-related policy and programmes across the Government, and the workforce plans will continue to be reviewed to ensure that our civil service can respond to emerging capacity and capability requirements.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Leaving the EU: Civil Service Capacity 19 Dec 2018

    All reports of the National Audit Office are obviously interesting, but I have absolute confidence in the words of my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary, who is very confident that the Border Force will be ready—as am I, from my previous experience in that Department—for any eventuality of Brexit.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Leaving the EU: Civil Service Capacity 19 Dec 2018

    Departments are continually looking at and reviewing workforce plans, reprioritising and assessing changing needs. We have the beauty of having a fantastic civil service, with the extra funding that the Treasury has put in to make sure that we are able to get the civil service in place at this point, to continue to deliver on the important Government domestic agenda, while ensuring that we...

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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

  • Minister without Portfolio (since 9 Jan 2018)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister for Immigration (11 Jun 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • 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 6 debates in the last year — well 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 87.84% 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") 582 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Countywide Developments Ltd
Address of donor: Gallagher House, Gallagher Way, Gallagher Business Park, Warwick CV34 6AF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 22 February 2018

Date accepted: 28 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 2865543

(Registered 14 March 2018; updated 18 December 2018)
Name of donor: Pietas Ltd
Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1PF

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

Date received: 20 March 2018

Date accepted: 20 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03988618

(Registered 29 March 2018)
Name of donor: Marc Pennick
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 5 April 2018

Date accepted: 5 April 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 17 April 2018)
Name of donor: Skeol Ltd
Address of donor: Eldo House, Kempson Way, Suffolk Business Park, Bury St Edmunds IP32 7AR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 6 April 2018

Date accepted: 6 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 09813058

(Registered 30 April 2018)
Name of donor: Stephen Stone
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Date received: 6 June 2018

Date accepted: 6 June 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 12 June 2018)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,450

Date received: 18 June 2018

Date accepted: 18 June 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 July 2018)
Name of donor: Countywide Developments Ltd
Address of donor: Gallagher Way, Gallagher Business Park, Heathcote CV34 6AF

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

Date received: 28 August 2018

Date accepted: 14 September 2018

Donor status: company, registration 2865543

(Registered 24 September 2018; updated 18 December 2018)
Name of donor: Cambria Automobiles
Address of donor: Dorcan Way, Swindon SN3 3RA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Date received: 17 October 2018

Date accepted: 17 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 05754547

(Registered 31 October 2018)
Name of donor: Dominic Johnson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Venue use and refreshments with a value of £3,000

Date received: 17 October 2018

Date accepted: 17 October 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 October 2018)
Name of donor: Pietas
Address of donor: 9 Great Chesterford Court, London Road, Great Chesterford CB10 9PF

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Date received: 17 October 2018

Date accepted: 17 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03988618

(Registered 31 October 2018)
Name of donor: Sun Mark Ltd
Address of donor: Sun House, 428 Long Drive, Greenford UB6 8UH

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

Date received: 17 October 2018

Date accepted: 17 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03010238

(Registered 31 October 2018)
Name of donor: Skeol Ltd
Address of donor: Eldo House, Kempton Way, Suffolk Business Park, Bury St Edmunds IP32 7AR

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 16 October 2018

Date accepted: 17 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 09813058

(Registered 13 November 2018)
Name of donor: Bateman Groundworks Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Octagon Business Park Hospital Road, Little Plumstead, Norwich NR13 5FH

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £19,500 paid in monthly instalments of £1,500 from 20 November 2018 until 20 November 2019

Date received: 20 November 2018

Date accepted: 20 November 2018

Donor status: company, registration 03431388

(Registered 17 December 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Guards Polo Club
Address of donor: Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park, Egham TW20 0HP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the Royal Box and lunch at the Cartier Queens Cup Final, value £800

Date received: 17 June 2018

Date accepted: 17 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 02403242

(Registered 10 July 2018)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
From 8 January 2018, Chairman of the Conservative Party (salaried). (Registered 09 January 2018)

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