James Cleverly

MP, Braintree

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

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Welfare State: Scotland 19 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent steps he has taken to transfer welfare powers to the Scottish Government.
  • Northern Ireland: Political Developments 28 Mar 2017

    Will my right hon. Friend give a commitment to ignore the siren song we are hearing from the Opposition about dragging the Prime Minister to Northern Ireland? It would be perverse, would it not, to reward intransigence on the part of some political parties in Northern Ireland by having the Prime Minister pulled across to the Province on a tight leash?
  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    While our hearts go to all those people who were wounded and murdered yesterday, and to all the people who sought to help them, I would like, with your indulgence, Mr Speaker, to turn for just a moment to PC Keith Palmer, whom I first met 25 years ago when he was Gunner Keith Palmer at headquarters battery, 100 Regiment Royal Artillery. He was a strong, professional public servant, and it was...

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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

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Nov 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all James Cleverly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 18 written questions in the last year — 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 89.72% 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") 32 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 8 May 2016, as a Member of the London Assembly, City Hall, The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA, I received an abated salary of £18,000 a year. Hours: up to 24 hrs per month. (Registered 04 June 2015; updated 27 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Address of donor: 2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8919, Japan

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation and subsistence with an estimated value of £7,500

Destination of visit: Kyoto and Tokyo

Dates of visit: 17-24 September 2016

Purpose of visit: to gain a greater insight into Japanese affairs in the economic, foreign affairs, defence, security and cultural sphere.

(Registered 25 October 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in 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)

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