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.
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James Cleverly consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
James Cleverly consistently 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: 12 Sep 2017
I rise to support the Bill, unsurprisingly, because as colleagues well know, the decision to leave the European Union also meant, by extension, a decision to leave Euratom. This issue has been debated on the Floor of the House, but that is the position of both the UK Government and the EU27. The Government have therefore made it clear that they intend to honour their commitment to the...
No, I will not give way, because a number of Members still wish to speak. I apologise; I would normally give way, but I am about to conclude because I know we are short of time. The Bill will give the Office for Nuclear Regulation additional powers. It will give the Government the opportunity to use limited powers to amend the Nuclear Safeguards and Electricity (Finance) Act 1978, the Nuclear...
I chose not to bring this up when the Opposition Front-Bench spokesman was speaking, but the Bill has nothing to do with nuclear safety. It is about nuclear safeguarding. The words are similar, but they have a fundamentally different meaning.
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Conservative MP for Braintree
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
James Cleverly campaigned to leave the European Union
- 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
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 35 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all James Cleverly’s speeches
- Has received answers to 13 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 100.00% 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") 42 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.
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
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
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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