Brandon Lewis

Minister without Portfolio

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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.

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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: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Women and Political Office 28 Mar 2018

    The Government Equalities Office has commissioned a review to identify barriers that limit women’s participation in national Government, the aim being to provide political parties with a range of solutions to draw on. We will also launch a consultation this summer on the introduction of a new electoral offence to tackle the intimidation of parliamentary candidates and campaigners.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Women and Political Office 28 Mar 2018

    My hon. Friend makes a very important point, and he is right. Sadly, it is noticeable that abuse on social media is particularly directed at women. We recently enacted the Digital Economy Act 2017 to help ensure that online abuse is effectively tackled through a robust code; but ultimately, as political parties, we have our bit to do to make sure we give people protection online—robust...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Women and Political Office 28 Mar 2018

    A number of local authorities are looking at how they can vary their meeting times. The Local Government Association, the chairman of which I met just this morning, is looking at how it can advise local authorities on what they can do to encourage more participation. Some local authorities even pay for childcare; but ultimately, we have to make sure that people feel they can conduct...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 10 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 92.70% 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.
  • 87 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brandon Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 580 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

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

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

Date received: 15 November 2017

Date accepted: 16 November 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 11 December 2017)
Name of donor: Allfunds Bank, S.A.
Address of donor: Registro Mercantil De Madrid – Book 15.897-Section 8 Paper M-268

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

Date received: 13 November 2017

Date accepted: 16 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration FC026760

(Registered 11 December 2017)
Name of donor: Countrywide 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)
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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