James Cleverly

Minister without Portfolio

Conservative MP for Braintree

@jamescleverly https://facebook.com/james.cleverly

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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James Cleverly has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: EU Grants and Loans 24 Jul 2019

    In the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Government has guaranteed EU Programme funding due to UK organisations. Departments have well-developed contingency plans to implement this guarantee, if required. I refer the Hon. Member to the technical notices published by the Government on the guarantee. Departments have drafted the individual notices setting out how this...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Trade with EU: Employment 23 Jul 2019

    In November 2018, the Government delivered on its commitment to provide appropriate analysis to Parliament with a robust, objective assessment of how exiting the EU may affect the economy of the UK, sectors, nations and regions across a range of potential future policy scenarios. The ‘EU Exit: Long-term economic analysis’ can be found at the following link:...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit 23 Jul 2019

    Leaving the EU with a deal remains our priority, but as a responsible Government we've been preparing for nearly three years to minimise disruption in the event of no deal. We have over 300 work streams looking at specific no deal plans across a range of sectors and these are well advanced. There is still some work to be done but departments are making sensible decisions about prioritisation....

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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
  • Home Office
  • Scotland Office
  • Commonwealth Secretariat: Finance
  • Commonwealth Secretariat: Public Appointments
  • MOD Wethersfield
  • Elections: Fraud
  • Commonwealth Secretariat: Accountability

Currently held offices

  • Minister without Portfolio (since 24 Jul 2019)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (since 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (4 Apr 2019 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (8 Jan 2018 to 4 Apr 2019)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all James Cleverly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.05% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 91 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: E. Hobbs (Farms) Ltd
Address of donor: Earls Colne Business Park, Essex CO6 2NS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 9 May 2019

Date accepted: 30 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 00600419

(Registered 18 June 2019)
Name of donor: Paul Whight
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 9 May 2019

Date accepted: 30 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 June 2019)
Name of donor: Andrew Griffith
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 30 May 2019

Date accepted: 30 May 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 June 2019)
Name of donor: Glyn Hopkin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 for my leadership campaign

Date received: 31 May 2019

Date accepted: 13 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 June 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in 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 to 4 April 2019, Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party. This post carried a part time salary. (Registered 29 January 2018; updated 29 May 2019)

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