Suella Braverman

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

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Fareham Conservative

Referendum on the UK's Membership of the EU

There have been a number of votes in Parliament on if there should be a national referendum on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU:

  • On 9 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted for a referendum to be held on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote
  • On 29 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted to set the date of the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU as the 23rd of June 2016, and to set other dates relevant to the regulation of the referendum. Show vote

Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against measures to prevent climate change

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 14 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted to apply the tax on non-domestic electricity supplies known as the climate change levy to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 8 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted to apply the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 42 — Vehicle Tax — Relation to Carbon Dioxide Emissions — Surcharge for Vehicles Costing Over Forty Thousand Pounds Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against requiring a strategy for carbon capture and storage for the energy industry. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against setting a decarbonisation target for the UK within six months of June 2016 and to review it annually thereafter. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — New Clause — Permitted Carbon Dixoide Emission Rate for New Homes Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted against reducing the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes and instead requiring a review of minimum energy performance requirements. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow the Treasury to increase VAT on the installation of energy saving materials. Show vote

University Tuition Fees

There have been votes in Parliament on tuition fees applicable to UK undergraduate students at universities in England. Subjects of specific votes have been on the subjects of introducing fees, increasing to fees, and capping fees.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Suella Braverman’s position on this issue

However, Suella Braverman has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 25 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Suella Braverman voted against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote

European Union Integration

There have been votes in Parliament on the degree of the UK's integration with the European Union. Specific matters voted on include the UK's opt out from the European Union Police and Criminal Justice Measures and the establishment of a European Union External Action Service.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against more EU integration

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more EU integration:

  • On 14 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to support the Government's decision not to opt into a European Union response to disproportionate migration into certain states involving measures to relocate individuals in need of international protection (asylum). Show vote
  • On 24 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted to require digital tachographs which use satellite positioning, and can be read remotely, to enforce rules on driving time and rest periods for certain lorries and buses. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against the UK opting into a proposed EU directive on combating terrorism; supporting work directly with other countries and recognising that national security is a matter for individual nations. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to take account of carbon dioxide emissions traded via the European Union to Emissions Trading Scheme when calculating the state of the UK carbon account for periods from 2028. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Suella Braverman voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2017: Suella Braverman voted to approve the Government's assessment of the UK's medium term economic and budgetary position for submission to the European Commission. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to require courts or tribunals to have regard to anything done on or after exit day by the European Court, another EU entity or the EU. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the UK Government to report on changes to EU legislation which form part of UK law, and against requiring the Government to consider adopting such changes to ensure that the rights of workers and employees in the UK are no less favourable than they would have been had the UK remained a member of the EU or EEA. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights remaining part of UK law on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 21 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against retaining general principles of EU law derived from EU treaties, direct EU legislation and EU directives, as part of UK law after the UK leaves the EU, and voted to only retain those general principles deriving from European Court [of justice] case law. Show vote
  • On 12 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to allow laws which were required by the UK's membership of the European single market to be weakened, removed or replaced by Ministers after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to allow ministers to withdraw the UK from the European Economic Area, the European single market. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted against the UK retaining the EU's common customs tariff and common commercial policy. Show vote
  • On 20 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted against a transition period of at least two years prior to implementation of an agreement on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union during which existing arrangements with the EU covering trade, security, regulations and financial contributions would be maintained. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted to preserve, on the UK's withdrawal from the EU all rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures present in UK law as a result of the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted against retaining a EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted against requiring an agreement for the UK to remain a member of the EU single market and customs union before allowing ministers to make regulations to implement an agreement on the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 23 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted against a transition period of at least two years for the transition to a domestic nuclear regulatory regime from the framework provided via the European Atomic Energy Community. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, full access to the internal market of the EU rather than merely European Economic Area membership. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the United Kingdom to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against largely retaining the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted not to make incompatibility with the general principles of EU law actionable in the UK courts following the UK's withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against steps designed to ensure that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU does not result in the removal or diminution of any rights, powers, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, remedies and procedures that contribute to the protection and improvement of the environment. Show vote

Removing Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords

There have been votes in Parliament on the removal of the hereditary peers from the House of Lords.

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Suella Braverman voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords

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All votes about removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

Proportional Representation When Electing MPs

There have been votes in Parliament on if the system used to elect MPs to the House of Commons should change to a one where the proportion of seats won by a political party better reflects the proportion of the vote they win.

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Suella Braverman voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a more proportional system for electing MPs:

  • On 16 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted against proposals to make the number of MPs from each party in the House of Commons more closely reflect each party's share of the national vote and against a move to fewer constituencies. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote

Asylum

A vote for a stricter asylum system would be a vote to tighten the criteria for granting asylum, to set greater restrictions on activities asylum seekers are permitted to undertake, and to reduce the support provided to those seeking asylum.

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Suella Braverman generally voted for a stricter asylum system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a stricter asylum system:

  • On 13 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against giving asylum seekers permission to work if a decision on their application takes over six months. Show vote

VAT Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate at which Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Suella Braverman’s position on this issue

However, Suella Braverman has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 14 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote

Equalise Number of Electors Per Parliamentary Constituency

There have been votes in Parliament on equalising the number of people who elect each MP. Specific votes have been held on if there ought be exceptions to rules aimed at equalising the size of constituencies for special cases such as Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

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Suella Braverman has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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All votes about an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency:

  • On 18 Nov 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Suella Braverman voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Spending on Welfare Benefits

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of spending on welfare benefits. Specific matters voted on include a cap on the overall amount the state spends on welfare each year, the rate of increase of various benefits, and the operation of specific benefits.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a reduction in spending on welfare benefits:

  • On 4 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 15 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the amounts people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted for reducing public borrowing and in favour of capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of an impending reduction in the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of reducing the amount people are paid in tax credits. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted against a transitional scheme to protect those currently receiving tax credits as reductions in the amounts paid are brought in. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted for proposed cuts to tax credits and against investment aimed at growing a productive economy focused on science, technology and green jobs. Show vote
  • On 6 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of cutting universal credit benefits for many people in paid work Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted n favour of planned housing benefit cuts applying to those in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 23 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; against plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and against a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted for reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants who are deemed capable of work. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted for cuts in housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted for reducing public borrowing and for capping welfare spending. Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of reductions to the work allowance element of universal credit and reductions to employment and support allowance and against analysing how changes impact those in different incomes. Show vote

Central Government Funding for Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of funding for local councils.

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Suella Braverman generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government

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All votes about reducing central government funding of local government:

  • On 10 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2016-17 at a level 24.6% lower than it was set for 2015-16. Show vote
  • On 22 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Local Government Finance (England) Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2018: Suella Braverman voted to set the main central government grant to local government for 2018-19 at a level 28% lower than it was set for 2017-18. Show vote

Housing Benefit Reduction For Those Deemed to have Excess Bedrooms

There have been votes in Parliament on the introduction, and operation of, a policy to restrict housing benefit for those in social housing deemed to have excess bedrooms. This policy has been called the "Bedroom Tax" by Labour and some commentators .

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Suella Braverman’s position on this issue

However, Suella Braverman has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 8 May 2018: Suella Braverman voted not to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote

Benefits for Those Unemployed Due to Illness or Disability

The amount of welfare benefits paid to those unemployed due to disability or illness has been the subject of a number of votes in Parliament.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability:

  • On 20 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "work-related activity component" from the Employment and Support Allowance. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to remove the "limited capability for work" element of Universal Credit. Show vote
  • On 27 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the household benefit cap, to freeze the rate of many working-age benefits, to reduce social rents in England and for other changes to the benefits system. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making the removal of the work-related activity component from employment and support allowance conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 2 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making the removal of the limited capability for work element of universal credit conditional on an impact assessment and against requiring Parliament to approve details of implementing the change. Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted for reductions in benefits for disabled and ill claimants who are deemed capable of work. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted for cuts in housing benefit for recipients in supported housing. Show vote

Third Party Campaigning in Elections

There have been votes in Parliament on the regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Suella Braverman’s position on this issue

However, Suella Braverman has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 26 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making clear charities can undertake political campaigning. Show vote

Corporation Tax Rate

There have been votes in Parliament on the rate of tax charged on a company's profits.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted for reducing the rate of corporation tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reducing the rate of corporation tax:

  • On 14 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the main rate of corporation tax for the financial year 2020 from 18% to 17%. Show vote
  • On 5 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the main rate of corporation tax to be charged in 2020. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote

Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 14 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote

Academy Schools

Schools with "Academy Status" are given financial independence and freedom from local authority control. Votes have also been held on what requirements ought be made of Academy Schools in relation to admissions, exclusions and personal, social and health education.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for academy schools

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about academy schools:

  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 25 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted not to take the opportunity to oppose good or outstanding schools being forced to become an academy and not to take the opportunity to oppose further increases in university tuition fees. Show vote

Use of UK Military Forces In Combat Abroad

There have been votes in Parliament on the use of UK Military Forces in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about use of UK military forces in combat operations overseas:

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

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Suella Braverman voted a mixture of for and against measures to reduce tax avoidance

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 13 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Suella Braverman voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Suella Braverman voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote

Taxes on Alcoholic Drinks

There have been votes in Parliament on the rates of taxation applying to alcoholic drinks.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about higher taxes on alcoholic drinks:

  • On 14 Mar 2017: Suella Braverman voted to increase taxes on alcoholic drinks Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Suella Braverman voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Suella Braverman voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote

Powers of Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on the extent of powers devolved to local government on a range of matters from planning to the regulation of street trading.

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Suella Braverman generally voted against more powers for local councils

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more powers for local councils:

  • On 14 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of allowing more devolution of powers to local councils and to enable councils to collaboratively form regional combined authorities. Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to allow the creation of a combined authority to be made conditional on the authority having an elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the devolved administrations and local government before applying new regulations on trade union activity within their areas of responsibility. Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to give local government powers to vary the restrictions on large shops opening on Sundays. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of turning all primary and secondary schools in England to become academies, shifting control over them from local councils to central government. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted for central Government, rather than local councils, to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted to require local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted not to exempt local councils from having to require discounted starter homes on certain new developments if they provide affordable home ownership via other routes. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted against giving local councils a right to retain payments in respect of vacant high value council houses to provide new social homes where they can demonstrate a need for them. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted against making the demolition or change of use of pubs or other drinking establishments subject to planning permission. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted to give a Secretary of State the power to ban certain types of planning condition in England. Show vote
  • On 8 May 2018: Suella Braverman voted not to give local councils the freedom to decide if benefits to cover housing costs should be reduced in respect of excess bedrooms in cases of new local council secure tenancies offered to victims of domestic abuse. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2018: Suella Braverman voted to allow local councils in West Somerset and Taunton Deane to propose boundary changes without requiring a review or recommendation from the Local Government Boundary Commission. Show vote
  • On 23 May 2018: Suella Braverman voted to allow a proposal for a single tier of local government in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole to be made by the area's local councils without the requirement of an invitation from the Secretary of State. Show vote

Taxes on Plane Tickets

MPs have held a number of votes on the rates of Air Passenger Duty and the details of which flights it ought apply to.

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We don’t have enough information to calculate Suella Braverman’s position on this issue

However, Suella Braverman has taken part in the following votes on the topic:

  • On 12 Sep 2017: Suella Braverman voted for a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2017: Suella Braverman voted for a range of changes to the tax system. Show vote

Equality and Human Rights

There have been votes in Parliament on the subject of where prejudice or discrimination should be made illegal and where exceptions should be made to permit otherwise illegal discrimination. MPs have also voted on the degree to which "human rights" are protected.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted against laws to promote equality and human rights

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about laws to promote equality and human rights:

  • On 9 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted against carrying out an assessment of the impact of Government policies on women; against mitigating any disproportionate burden on women and against publishing a gender equality strategy. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of repealing the Human Rights Act 1998; against plans to save the steel industry including fast-tracking infrastructure projects requiring large amounts of steel; and against a principle of the Government not borrowing to fund day-to-day spending. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted against calling on the Government to ensure women and protected groups are not disproportionally impacted by tax and benefit changes and against publication of a gender equality strategy to improve the position of women. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against largely retaining the EU "Charter of Fundamental Rights" as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Show vote

Pub Leases

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if pub companies should be required to offer their tenants an option to rent the premises with no requirement to buy beer, and other supplies, from the pub company.

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Suella Braverman voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases:

  • On 2 Feb 2016: Suella Braverman voted for a Small Business Commissioner to address disputes with larger businesses; to protect the term apprenticeship in law; to require insurers to pay insurance claims within a reasonable time and for other measures intended to support the growth of enterprise in the UK. Show vote

Powers of the Welsh Assembly

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Welsh Assembly. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Welsh Assembly the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the provision of water in Wales.

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Suella Braverman generally voted against transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about transferring more powers to the Welsh Assembly:

  • On 5 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted for the Welsh Assembly being given powers over policing in Wales. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted not to devolve powers relation to alcohol and entertainment licensing to the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 11 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Welsh Assembly the powers to set Income Tax thresholds for Welsh taxpayers. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted against the separation of the legal systems of England and Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted against devolving powers relating to air passenger duty to the Government of Wales and the Welsh Assembly. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Wales Bill — After Clause 48 — Devolution of Regulation of Gaming Machines — Maximum Charge Threshold Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to allow the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to modify EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to give the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto on if they should be prevented from amending EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to generally prevent the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to prevent Welsh and Scottish ministers making regulations which amend, or are inconsistent with, EU law retained as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the approval of MPs and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, as well as a report on the preservation of reciprocal healthcare agreements, before allowing ministers to make regulations to implement the terms of the UK's agreement with the EU on its withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted to allow ministers in devolved administrations to make regulations to correct deficiencies in EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union without the consent of UK Government ministers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to make laws which are incompatible with European Union law, and against new United Kingdom frameworks to replace European ones. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote

Powers of the Scottish Parliament

There have been votes in Parliament on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament. Specific subjects of these votes have ranged from giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to raise taxes to devolving powers and responsibility relating to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in Scotland.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about transferring more powers to the Scottish Parliament:

  • On 15 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the Scottish Parliament to take full control over taxation, borrowing and public spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over all areas except the constitution, foreign affairs, public service, defence, treason and pension changes which would affect the UK's liabilities. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament a veto on the repeal of the Human Rights Act as it applies to Scotland. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before legislating on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament and of the Scottish people in a referendum before the Scottish Parliament can be abolished; and against strengthening the constitutional status of the Scottish Parliament. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving Scotland full responsibility for taxation and spending in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers over income tax in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the devolved Scottish administration to pay disability benefits in respect of lower level conditions. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the devolved administration in Scotland to pay a carers benefit to those under 16 or in gainful employment, or in full time education. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require the agreement of the Secretary of State before Scottish Ministers can change regulations relating to benefit payments in respect of rent. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving powers related to Housing Benefit in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the ability to create new state benefits in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 30 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament power over national insurance. Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the devolved administration in Scotland to introduce a requirement for gender balance among the members of the Scottish Parliament and members of boards of Scottish public authorities. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the UK Parliament to have the consent of the Scottish Parliament before making laws applying to Scotland on devolved matters. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to call a referendum on Scottish independence. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to give the Scottish Parliament the power to set Scotland's laws on abortion. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament the power to make laws on child tax credit, and working tax credit. Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the Scottish Parliament powers related to equalities laws. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to allow the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to modify EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to give the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto on if they should be prevented from amending EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to generally prevent the devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from amending EU law retained in UK law following withdrawal. Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to prevent Welsh and Scottish ministers making regulations which amend, or are inconsistent with, EU law retained as part of UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the approval of MPs and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, as well as a report on the preservation of reciprocal healthcare agreements, before allowing ministers to make regulations to implement the terms of the UK's agreement with the EU on its withdrawal from the union. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted to allow ministers in devolved administrations to make regulations to correct deficiencies in EU law retained as UK law following the UK's withdrawal from the union without the consent of UK Government ministers. Show vote
  • On 16 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted against allowing the devolved administrations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to make laws which are incompatible with European Union law, and against new United Kingdom frameworks to replace European ones. Show vote
  • On 12 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted in favour of giving more powers to the devolved administrations than the European Union (Withdrawal) originally provided for and to set restrictions and scrutiny procedures applying to the use of those powers. Show vote

Mass Retention of Communications Data

There have been votes in Parliament on if we should require the mass retention of information about communications (but not the content of those communications).

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for requiring the mass retention of information about communications

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about requiring the mass retention of information about communications:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted for the mass retention of information on people's internet usage. Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote

Trade Union Regulation

There have been votes in Parliament on the way trade unions are regulated, including on the law related to industrial action and strike ballots.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for more restrictive regulation of trade union activity

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about more restrictive regulation of trade union activity:

  • On 14 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted no on Trade Union Bill — New Clause 2 — Workplace Ballots and Ballots by Electronic Means Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require the appointment of a picket supervisor and for them to be identified to, and contactable by, the police. Show vote
  • On 10 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require a 50% turnout in order to make a strike ballot valid and for other aspects of increased regulation of trade union activity. Show vote
  • On 24 Jan 2017: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by state school teachers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to require the support of 40% of those eligible to vote in ballots for strike action by key transport workers, including staff working on railways, airport security, air traffic control and London buses, for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key health workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by border security workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted for the support of 40% of those entitled to vote in a ballot for industrial action by key fire service workers to be required for such action to be lawful. Show vote

Assisted Dying

There have been votes in Parliament on if it should be legal to assist terminally ill people who have decided they want to end their life.

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Suella Braverman voted against allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life:

  • On 11 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing a terminally ill person to be lawfully given assistance to end their life with the consent of the High Court. Show vote

Taxation of Banks

There have been votes in Parliament on taxation of banks. The "banking levy" is one such tax: it is charged annually based on the amount a bank holds in assets,.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against higher taxes on banks

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about higher taxes on banks:

  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Suella Braverman voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2015-16 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted to narrow the scope of the bank levy tax so it is calculated only on the basis of a bank's UK assets; excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the charge. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 11 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote
  • On 18 Dec 2017: Suella Braverman voted to exclude certain overseas elements of UK banking groups from the bank levy annual tax. Show vote
  • On 21 Feb 2018: Suella Braverman voted in favour of excluding overseas activities of UK headquartered banking groups from the bank levy, and in favour of reducing stamp duty for first time buyers of homes in transactions of up to £500,000. Show vote

Tougher on illegal immigration

The UK should have stronger laws to tackle illegal immigration.

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Suella Braverman generally voted for stronger enforcement of immigration rules

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about stronger enforcement of immigration rules:

  • On 13 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to create criminal offences of renting a home, driving, and working, while disqualified from doing so due to immigration status; and for other measures in the Immigration Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 8 — Offence of Illegal Working Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Support for Failed Asylum Seekers and Illegal Migrants Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Clause 34 — Human Rights Appeals within the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 1 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Immigation Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against banning the immigration detention of those who are pregnant and against guidance to be taken into account on the immigration detention of vulnerable people. Show vote
  • On 14 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of arrangements for immigration checks for those opening banks and building society accounts. Show vote

MPs' Veto Over Laws Only Affecting Their Part of the UK

That English MPs have not been able vote on matters which have been devolved to other parts of the UK, but Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland MPs can vote on those same matters when the UK Parliament is legislating solely for England has been considered by some to be unfair. There have been votes in Parliament on how to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a fairer say over matters which only affect their parts of the UK. In respect of votes on matters only affecting England this is often described as the "English Votes on English Laws" question.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a veto for MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland over laws specifically impacting their part of the UK:

  • On 22 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to to give MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK and against putting the decision off until a committee had considered it. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted against giving the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto over laws impacting just their parts of the UK only for a trial period. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2015: Suella Braverman voted to give the MPs from England, Wales and Northern Ireland a veto when laws specifically impacting one or more of those parts of the United Kingdom are before the House of Commons. Show vote

Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Shale Gas

Parliament has voted on whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should be permitted at all, where it should be permitted, and how such operations ought be regulated.

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Suella Braverman voted for greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas:

  • On 16 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted for greater restrictions on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas in National Parks, the Broads, areas of outstanding natural beauty, World Heritage sites, and near points where water is abstracted for domestic and food production purposes. Show vote

Charging Market Rent to High Earners in Council Homes

Parliament has voted on whether high earners should be required to pay a market rent for council homes.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home:

  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted to require local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote

Secure Tenancies for Life

There have been votes in Parliament on phasing out secure lifetime tenancies and requiring tenancies be for a fixed term and do not get automatically renewed.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for phasing out secure tenancies for life

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about phasing out secure tenancies for life:

  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted to phase out secure tenancies for life. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted to require those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; to enable right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants to be funded; to enable the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and for other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote

Publicly Owned Railways

There have been votes in Parliament on the public ownership of the railways, including on keeping the rail infrastructure public, and permitting train operating companies to be publicly-owned.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted against a publicly owned railway system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a publicly owned railway system:

  • On 19 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted against regulation of local bus networks and against public ownership of the railways. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted against a proposal to allow, but not require, High Speed 2 passenger services to be run by the public sector operators. Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted against allowing public sector bodies to operate rail services in Wales. Show vote

Public Control over Bus Services

There have been votes in Parliament on greater public control of bus services.

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Suella Braverman generally voted against greater public control of bus services

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater public control of bus services:

  • On 19 Jan 2016: Suella Braverman voted against regulation of local bus networks and against public ownership of the railways. Show vote
  • On 15 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted to establish the West Midlands Combined Authority across the local government areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton. Show vote

Mass Surveillance

There have been votes in Parliament on if the state should be permitted, with safeguards, to intercept people’s communications en masse, as well as obtain and use datasets which could include people’s personal banking, travel, and health data. The question of if the state should be able to require the retention of details of people’s internet use has also been voted on.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about mass surveillance of people’s communications and activities:

  • On 15 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted for the mass retention of information on people's internet usage. Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow the bulk interception of communications, equipment interference, and the retention and examination of bulk personal datasets, subject to certain safeguards. Show vote

High Speed Rail

MPs have voted on funding and giving permission for a new high speed rail network, connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for new high speed rail infrastructure

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about new high speed rail infrastructure:

  • On 23 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted for the construction of the HS2 rail link from London to Birmingham. Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2018: Suella Braverman voted to build the second phase of the High Speed 2 rail network, a new high speed railway line between Fradley in the West Midlands and Crewe. Show vote

Reduce capital gains tax

Capital gains taxes should be reduced.

Suella Braverman consistently voted for reducing capital gains tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reducing capital gains tax:

  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to approve the March 2016 budget which contained plans to spend £56bn more than was expected to be taken in, introduced a policy of requiring all schools to become academies and introduced a new soft drinks levy. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to cut capital gains tax rates and extend entrepreneurs relief discounts to external investors as well as make other changes to capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow the Finance Bill to include provisions relating to specified matters taking effect in future years. Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the basic rate of capital gains tax by 8%. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to reduce the rates of capital gains tax. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote

Capital Gains Tax

There have been votes in Parliament on the level of taxation on profits arising from increases in value for assets such as property and shares.

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Military Action Against Group Known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh

There have been votes in Parliament on whether the UK should take part in military action in Iraq and Syria against the group known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for military action against ISIL (Daesh)

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about military action against ISIL (Daesh):

  • On 2 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote
  • On 2 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to support UK airstrikes against ISIL in Syria Show vote

Merging Police and Fire Services under Police and Crime Commissioners

There have been votes in Parliament on whether to give Police and Crime Commissioners responsibility for fire services.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about merging police and fire services under Police and Crime Commissioners:

  • On 26 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted to allow Police and Crime Commissioners to be given responsibility for the Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against requiring a report on the funding requirements of the fire and rescue service before transferring responsibility for them to a Police and Crime Commissioner. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2016: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the consent of the relevant local councils and the fire authority, or the majority of people taking part in a referendum, before a Police and Crime Commissioner is given responsibility for a Fire and Rescue Service. Show vote

UK membership of the European Union

Parliament has voted on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against UK membership of the EU

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about UK membership of the EU:

  • On 15 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to prevent the Prime Minister giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union if the European Council have not undertaken that if the United Kingdom Parliament doesn't agree the terms of the United Kingdom's leaving of the European Union the United Kingdom's will remain an EU member under the existing terms. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to make publication of an assessment of the financial liability of the UK towards the EU, and a statement on the economic impact of the UK leaving the single market, a prerequisite for the Prime Minister giving notification of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring the Prime Minister to give a series of undertakings before giving notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against the UK remaining a member of the European Atomic Agency Community (Euratom) when withdrawing from the European Union and against treating leaving Euratom separately from leaving the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 11 Sep 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in UK law; to convert EU law into domestic law on the UK's exit from the European Union and to give ministers the power to correct deficiencies in retained EU law. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on seeking, as an objective for the UK's negotiation of the withdrawal agreement, an international agreement which enables the United Kingdom to continue to participate in the European Economic Area. Show vote
  • On 13 Jun 2018: Suella Braverman voted against making the UK's withdrawal from the EU conditional on a statement on how the UK's continued participation in a customs union with the EU was sought during negotiations on the withdrawal agreement. Show vote

Right to Remain for European Union Nationals in the UK

There have been a votes in Parliament which relate to EU nationals currently living in the UK having the right to remain.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a right to remain for EU nationals already in living in the UK:

  • On 15 Jun 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on European Union Membership Show vote
  • On 6 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on EU Nationals Currently Living in the UK — Right to Remain Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on UK Withdrawal from Membership of the European Union Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Suella Braverman voted against EU nationals living in the UK retaining rights, including the right to live and work in the UK, should the UK leave the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in favour of starting the process by 31 March 2017. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 6 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against only allowing the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union a month after the approach to, and objectives for, withdrawal negotiations have been agreed by representatives of the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland administrations. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against requiring notice of the UK's withdrawal from the EU to preserve rights acquired in Northern Ireland as a result of European Union membership and against requiring the notification to preserve the right of the people of Northern Ireland determine for themselves if they prefer a union with Great Britain or a sovereign united Ireland. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted against seeking to protect the residence rights of citizens of the European Union and their family members who were lawfully resident in the United Kingdom on 23 June 2016. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2017: Suella Braverman voted to empower the Prime Minister to give notification of the United Kingdom's intention to leave the European Union. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2017: Suella Braverman voted against guaranteeing EU derived rights, and the potential to acquire residency rights, for EU and EEA citizens legally resident in the UK. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Suella Braverman voted against an energy price cap; against a properly resourced industrial strategy; against maintaining the benefits of the European Single Market and Customs Union; against maintaining the existing rights of EU nationals living in the UK and EU nationals living in the EU; against increased funding of public services; against scrapping university tuition fees; against restoring Education Maintenance Allowance, maintenance grants and nurses’ bursaries; against ending the public sector pay cap and against increasing the minimum wage. Show vote
  • On 29 Jun 2017: Suella Braverman voted not to express regret the Government is: not guaranteeing a Parliamentary vote on the outcome of negotiations on leaving the European Union; not ruling out leaving the EU without a deal; not setting out transitional arrangements for leaving the EU; not setting out proposals to remain within the Customs Union and Single Market and not protecting the rights of EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU. Show vote
  • On 14 Nov 2017: Suella Braverman voted to end the supremacy of EU law in domestic law and to remove the mechanism which enables the flow of new EU law into UK law. Show vote

An Elected House of Lords

The House of Lords is the upper house of the UK Parliament. There have been votes on moving away from a position where members of the House of Lords are either appointed or have inherited their seats to a system where members are elected.

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Suella Braverman voted against a wholly elected House of Lords

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a wholly elected House of Lords:

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Suella Braverman voted in favour of having fewer MPs but against reducing the number of members of the House of Lords. Show vote

Voting Age

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the voting age from eighteen to sixteen for local government elections, for elections to the Westminster and European Parliaments and for the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.

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Suella Braverman almost always voted against a lower voting age

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a lower voting age:

  • On 7 Sep 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Suella Braverman voted against allowing those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote

Investigations into the Iraq War

A number of votes were held relating to holding investigations into the US led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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Suella Braverman voted against investigations into the Iraq war

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about investigations into the Iraq war:

  • On 30 Nov 2016: Suella Braverman voted against an investigation into the contrast between public statements and private actions in the run up to the Iraq war. Show vote

Trident Nuclear Weapons System Replacement

The UK's Trident nuclear weapons system, comprising missile armed submarines, provides a continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent. There have been votes on if the system should be replaced with a new nuclear deterrent when Trident reaches the end of its lifespan.

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Suella Braverman consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system:

  • On 4 Jun 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of proposed spending cuts and changes to the welfare system and in favour of spending on new nuclear weapons. Show vote
  • On 24 Nov 2015: Suella Braverman voted in favour of renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Show vote
  • On 26 May 2016: Suella Braverman voted against calling for the Government to outline a positive vision for the UK’s continued membership of the EU; for spending £200 billion on new nuclear weapons; against abolishing the House of Lords; against meaningful devolution to the nations and regions of the UK and against contributing to the resolution of the refugee crisis in Europe. Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2016: Suella Braverman voted to support replacing the four Trident nuclear missile submarines to maintain the UK's continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Show vote

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