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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James Cleverly has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

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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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all James Cleverly’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions 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 96.18% 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") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 55937, Riyadh 11544

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £3,187

Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 2-5 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding.

(Registered 11 April 2017)
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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