Brandon Lewis

MP, Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth Conservative

Brandon Lewis campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

This is a selection of Brandon Lewis’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Emergency Services: Orkney and Shetland 16 Jan 2017

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 09 January 2017. The correct answer should have been: In delivering the Emergency Services Network (ESN), the mobile network operator EE will deliver up to 291 new mast sites. Government will deliver approximately 230 further sites (known as the “Extended Area Services” (EAS) sites) in the most remote and rural...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Emergency Services: Orkney and Shetland 16 Jan 2017

    In delivering the Emergency Services Network (ESN), the mobile network operator EE will deliver up to 291 new mast sites. Government will deliver approximately 230 further sites (known as the “Extended Area Services” (EAS) sites) in the most remote and rural areas of Great Britain. For EAS sites, the principal objective is to provide coverage to meet the needs of the emergency...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service: Finance 16 Jan 2017

    The table below sets out core central government funding for the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority since 2010-11. These figures do not include specific central government grants such as pension top-ups and National Resilience Assurance. Merseyside 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 Core funding m 26.441 22.759 18.729 In 2013-14 a major change was introduced in local government...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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 of State (Home Office) (Policing and the Fire Service) (since 15 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — 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 90.79% 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.
  • 109 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brandon Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 493 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP
Address of donor: 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Services of support staff from 11 September 2015 to 11 January 2016, total value £7,503.66

Date of receipt: 11 September 2015

Date of acceptance: 11 September 2015

Donor status: limited liability partnership, OC303525

(Registered 08 October 2015)
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 £6,375.72

Date received: 12 May 2016

Date accepted: 12 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02533469

(Registered 24 May 2016)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,750 in purchasing tables at a fundraising dinner

Date received: 12 May 2016

Date accepted: 12 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 May 2016)
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 in a successful auction bid at a fundraising dinner

Date received: 12 May 2016

Date accepted: 12 May 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 24 May 2016)
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)
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 (until 1 March 2016) (ii). (Registered 12 November 2012; updated 14 March 2016)

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