James Cleverly

Deputy Chair, Conservative Party

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Braintree Conservative

James Cleverly’s voting in Parliament

James Cleverly is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, James Cleverly sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • James Cleverly voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • James Cleverly voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Trade Policy 16 Jul 2018

    In my experience of public consultations, it is often the case that the people responding are not particularly well informed of the status quo, so will my right hon. Friend ensure that, as we move forward into this new way of working, we inform the public both of the situation as it currently is and of how it would be improved with the free trade agreements that are to be signed?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Cyber-attacks 9 Jul 2018

    I welcome my right hon. Friend’s commitment to use the reserve forces as a way to get cyber-experts into the field, metaphorically. Will he ensure that they have a career path through the reserve forces that does not cap them because of their niche specialisations?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 3 Jul 2018

    In Braintree, in Halstead and in the villages of my constituency, including my own lovely village of Earls Colne, there are a number of thriving businesses in retail, manufacturing and other sectors, but at the moment there is a disparity between the tax treatment of physical businesses and that of digital businesses. What plans do Ministers have to rebalance the tax treatment of those two...

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Conservative MP for Braintree

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

James Cleverly campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Cabinet Office
  • Scotland Office
  • Home Office
  • Commonwealth Secretariat: Finance
  • MOD Wethersfield
  • Commonwealth Secretariat: Public Appointments
  • Elections: Fraud
  • Ministry of Defence: Property

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (since 8 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all James Cleverly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Aug 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office in the U.K, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, Belgravia, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): return flights London-Taipei-London: £3,355; accommodation: £1,230.77; domestic travel in Taiwan: £183.76; food and drink: £512.82; total: £5,282.35

Destination of visit: Republic of China (Taiwan)

Dates of visit: 29 July 2017 – 5 August 2017

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Taiwan Group delegation to discuss political, trade and cultural links between the United Kingdom and Taiwan.

(Registered 28 September 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Lewisham, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Officer in the Reserve Forces. I have received no payments since my election. (Registered 04 June 2016; updated 27 October 2016)
From 8 January 2018, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carries a part time salary. (Registered 29 January 2018)

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