Brandon Lewis

The Minister of State, Home Department

Conservative MP for Great Yarmouth

@BrandonLewis https://facebook.com/BrandonKennethLewis

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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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism 17 Oct 2019

    We recognise the situation in North East Syria is extremely fragile and complex; and continue to work closely with international partners to secure regional stability and address humanitarian issues. Ensuring justice and minimising the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters detained in Syria is one of our top counter-terrorism priorities.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EEA Nationals 8 Oct 2019

    Immediately after exit, EU citizens can continue to cross the border using their passport or national identity card. They will be able to use e-Gates if they are travelling on a biometric passport. EU citizens will not be routinely asked to prove that they have been granted status under the EU Settlement Scheme after EU Exit in order to re-enter the UK but systems will be in place to allow...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Personation 8 Oct 2019

    It has not proved possible to respond to the Hon Member in the time available before Prorogation.

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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 of State, Home Department (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister without Portfolio (9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (8 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • 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

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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 84.79% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 591 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Gallagher Developments Group 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: The use of a helicopter on 3 May 2019 in my role as Chairman of the Conservative Party, for flights from London to West Midlands via Wales, and then from North East Lincolnshire to London, value £10,015.08. A member of staff accompanied me on a leg of this journey.

Donor status: company, registration 08810797

(Registered 29 May 2019)
Name of donor: Gallagher Developments Group 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: return helicopter flights from Manchester to Carlisle. The helicopter flights were donated to the Conservative Party and I travelled as party Chairman, along with three other party employees. My share of the costs was £779.20.

Date received: 29 June 2019

Date accepted: 29 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 08810797

(Registered 26 July 2019)
Name of donor: Gallagher Developments Group 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: Helicopter flight from Nottingham to Cardiff on 6 July 2019. The helicopter flight was donated to the Conservative Party and I travelled as party Chairman, along with two other party employees. My share of the costs was £1,436.

Donor status: company, registration 08810797

(Registered 02 August 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: 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)
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: £8,050

Date received: 15 January 2019

Date accepted: 15 January 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2865543

(Registered 04 February 2019)
Name of donor: Philip Kaziewicz
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 28 January 2019

Date accepted: 28 January 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 February 2019)
Name of donor: Mrs Lubov Chernukhin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,500

Date received: 26 February 2019

Date accepted: 26 February 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 March 2019)
Name of donor: Mrs Lubov Chernukhin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 as the winning bid for a raffle prize at a fundraising event

Date received: 27 February 2019

Date accepted: 27 February 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 March 2019)
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: £2,000

Date received: 18 April 2019

Date accepted: 18 April 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2865543

(Registered 08 May 2019)
Name of donor: Buybest Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Abbey Road, Park Royal, London NW10 7BW

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

Date received: 14 June 2019

Date accepted: 14 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 02104942

(Registered 27 June 2019)
Name of donor: Mrs Lubov Chernukhin
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 26 June 2019

Date accepted: 26 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2019)
Name of donor: David Brownlow
Address of donor: private

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

Date received: 18 June 2019

Date accepted: 27 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2019)
Name of donor: Residential Land
Address of donor: 59-60 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 3HZ

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

Date received: 18 June 2019

Date accepted: 18 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2188605

(Registered 15 July 2019)
Name of donor: Woodlands School
Address of donor: 428 Rayleigh Road, Hutton, Brentwood CM13 1SD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £17,000

Date received: 15 July 2019

Date accepted: 15 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01389757

(Registered 16 July 2019)
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: £2,000

Date received: 31 July 2019

Date accepted: 31 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2865543

(Registered 15 August 2019)
Name of donor: Gallagher Developments Group 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: Helicopter flight from London to Great Yarmouth. Cost includes pilot, landing fees and VAT, value £5,982

Date received: 6 September 2019

Date accepted: 6 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 08810797

(Registered 23 September 2019)
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 Out-Sourcing Inc Royal Windsor Cup Final, value £310

Date received: 23 June 2019

Date accepted: 23 June 2019

Donor status: company, registration 02403242

(Registered 15 July 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Bestway Wholesale Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Abbey Road, London NW10 7BW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £5,511 to reimburse the costs of flights, hotel accommodation and incidentals for a visit to Pakistan in my role as Chairman of the Conservative Party.

Destination of visit: Pakistan

Dates of visit: April 2019; reimbursement paid on 20 May 2019

Purpose of visit: Meetings with Government Ministers, including the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan.

(Registered 10 July 2019)
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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