Anthony Browne

Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire

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Anthony Browne’s voting in Parliament

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

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  • Anthony Browne voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax 23 Jul 2020

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on how many occasions the exemption in relation to the multiple dwellings relief for property transactions of six or more separate dwellings FA03/S116(7) was used in 2019-20; and what estimate he has made of the revenue foregone to the public purse as a result of that relief.
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill 13 Jul 2020

    I refer the House to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I am on the advisory council for the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which I am about to quote, and back in 2012 I co-founded the HomeOwners Alliance, Britain’s only consumer group for homeowners, because I was alarmed by the prospects of the home ownership gap—the 5 million aspiring homeowners who cannot own...
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill 13 Jul 2020

    Not at all; I am sure lots of people called for it. I am just showing that I am consistent in my views. Stamp duty—SDLT—is one of the most unpopular taxes, and not just with homeowners and the public, but with economists. The Institute for Fiscal Studies—a very wise organisation—has called for stamp duty to be abolished outright, because it is one of the most economically inefficient...

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Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • Hospital Beds: Private Sector
  • City Deals
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Public Houses: Coronavirus
  • Industrial Health and Safety

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 13 January 2020, a company director and adviser to Unmortgage (trading as Wayhome) which provides shared ownership to first time buyers, of 5th Floor, 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ. Payments received:
24 December 2019, received £5,000. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 10 January 2020)
30 December 2019, received £208.40 from Department of Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy, 1 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E 5ND, for work as a Chair on the Regulatory Policy Committee. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 10 January 2020)
3 March 2020, received £5,000 from Blockchain GB Ltd (cryptoassets company), 3rd Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE, for advisory work in 2019. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 08 June 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Lord Simon Wolfson, Baron Wolfson of Aspley Guise
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individuals

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: George Robinson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Michael Spencer
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Audit XPRT Ltd; compliance automation for financial services. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Coconut Platform Ltd; banking and accountancy platform for sole traders. (Registered 10 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 10 January 2020, Company Director (unpaid) and Trustee for Engage Britain, a charity to improve public engagement with government policy. (Registered 10 January 2020)
Advisory role (unpaid) on the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) Advisory Committee. The IFS is a publicly-funded research institute on taxation policy. I provide high-level strategic advice during committee meetings. (Registered 08 June 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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