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.

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

  • Brandon Lewis consistently voted against an investigation 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: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Sexting: Young People 24 Feb 2017

    A criminal record for the offence of sending an indecent image will only result where the offender, child or adult, is charged to court (and found guilty) or cautioned by the police. Where the police resolve such cases by other means no criminal record is established. The Government is clear that where a crime has been committed it should be recorded as such. This is critical to understand...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Cleveland Police Authority 24 Feb 2017

    Operation Sacristy was an investigation that was conducted independently of the Home Office involving a number of organisations and agencies, including the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). As such we cannot provide specific detail on this operation or its terms of reference. In 2014 Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) reported on the extent to which...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Cleveland Police Authority 24 Feb 2017

    We do not comment on operational decisions by forces investigating crime and therefore cannot provide specific detail on this operation. The management of witnesses during any investigation by a law enforcement agency should be compliant with the Victims Code (2015) and Witness Charter (2013), this ensures a minimum level of service to all victims and witnesses. Where intimidation is...

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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

  • 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 33 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 91.26% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Brandon Lewis’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 526 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

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 £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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