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James Brokenshire

Conservative - Old Bexley and Sidcup

Minister of State (Home Office)

(since February 2020)
James Brokenshire is not a member of any APPGs
Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
30th Apr 2018 - 24th Jul 2019
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
14th Jul 2016 - 8th Jan 2018
Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)
8th Feb 2014 - 14th Jul 2016
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
11th May 2011 - 8th Feb 2014
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
13th May 2010 - 11th May 2011
Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)
8th Nov 2006 - 6th May 2010
Constitutional Affairs
12th Jul 2005 - 11th Dec 2006


Department Event
Tuesday 18th May 2021
14:30
Home Office
Third Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
18 May 2021, 2:30 p.m.
The draft Electricity Trading (Development of Technical Procedures) (Day-Ahead Market Timeframe) Regulations 2021
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Department Event
Monday 7th June 2021
14:30
Home Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
7 Jun 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Home Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 28th April 2021
Immigration
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 357 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 270 Noes - 358
Speeches
Tuesday 12th January 2021
Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures

Section 19(1) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (the Act) requires the Secretary of State to report …

Written Answers
Monday 10th February 2020
Lung Cancer: Clinical Audit
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 28 January 2020 to …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Act 2018
To make provision for buildings used as nursery grounds to be exempt from nondomestic rates in England and Wales.
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
8. Miscellaneous
I am a non-practising solicitor.

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, James Brokenshire has voted in 247 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(10 debate interactions)
Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
(7 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(6 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(140 debate contributions)
Department of Health and Social Care
(2 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(2 debate contributions)
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Old Bexley and Sidcup Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Old Bexley and Sidcup signature proportion
Petition Open
214
of 11,216 signatures (1.91%)
Petition Open
171
of 11,397 signatures (1.50%)
Petition Open
594
of 194,822 signatures (0.31%)
Petitions with most Old Bexley and Sidcup signatures
James Brokenshire has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by James Brokenshire

James Brokenshire has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by James Brokenshire, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


James Brokenshire has not been granted any Urgent Questions

James Brokenshire has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

6 Bills introduced by James Brokenshire


A Bill to make provision enabling the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to incur expenditure in connection with digital services to be provided by them for the purpose of facilitating the administration or payment of non-domestic rates in England

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 4th July 2019 and was enacted into law.


Make provision prohibiting landlords and letting agents from requiring certain payments to be made or certain other steps to be taken; to make provision about the payment of holding deposits; to make provision about enforcement and about the lead enforcement authority; to amend the provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 about information to be provided by letting agents; to make provision about client money protection schemes; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Tuesday 12th February 2019 and was enacted into law.


To make provision for buildings used as nursery grounds to be exempt from nondomestic rates in England and Wales.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 1st November 2018 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 20th April 2017

A Bill to extend the period of time for making Ministerial appointments following the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 2 March 2017, and to make provision about the regional rate in Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2018.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 27th April 2017 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 13th November 2017

A Bill to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of certain sums for the service of the year ending 31 March 2018; to appropriate those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland to borrow on the credit of the appropriated sums; to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources(including accruing resources) for the year ending 31 March 2018; and to repeal certain spent provisions.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 16th November 2017 and was enacted into law.



Last Event - 2nd Reading : House Of Lords
Monday 30th September 2019
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Next Event - Committee Stage: House Of Lords
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James Brokenshire has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


7 Written Questions in the current parliament

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Explanation of written questions
4th Feb 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 28 January 2020 to Questions 7156 and 7157, how the next National Lung Cancer Audit will be published on 11 June 2020 when the contract for its provision expires on 31 March 2020.

Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), as commissioner of the National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA), has proposed a contract extension until after the publication date of the NLCA report on 11 June 2020. This extension has to be mutually agreed by the incumbent audit provider and HQIP are currently in discussions to confirm with them.

Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
23rd Jan 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the next annual national lung cancer audit will be published.

The current scheduled publication date for next National Lung Cancer Audit report is Thursday 11 June 2020.

Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
23rd Jan 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which body or organisation has been awarded the contract to prepare the next national lung cancer audit following the recent tender for this work through the Healthcare Quality Improvement Programme; and how many tenders were received for this work.

No decisions on awarding the contract to prepare the next National Lung Cancer Audit have currently been made. The current contract is due to expire on 31 March 2020.

Jo Churchill
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
23rd Jan 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which clinical and health audits are carried out or maintained through (a) the Healthcare Quality Improvement Programme and (b) the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme.

The National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) is made up of a number of funding streams comprising over 30 topics and aim to mirror the priority areas set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. The National Quality Board (NQB) established an NQB NCAPOP Partners Group, with representation from NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Health Education England, amongst others, to ensure the NCAPOP portfolio continues to support the priorities of the wider National Health Service.

NCAPOP audits are commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) which manages the programme on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement. In addition, NHS England and NHS Improvement have contractual accountability meetings to review the Key Performance indicators associated with the NCAPOP contract.

The following expenditure was provided for NCAPOP in recent years:

- 2016/17; £16.9 million;

- 2017/18; £16.9 million;

- 2018/19; £15.8 million; and

- 2019/20; £15.6 million.

Clinical audits delivered under the NCAPOP portfolio can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/a-z-of-nca/#.XAlJvcK7KUk

NCAPOP outcome review of delivered work can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/clinical-outcome-review-programmes/#.XiseTmC7JPY

Nadine Dorries
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
23rd Jan 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what level of funding has been allocated to the work of (a) the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme and (b) the Healthcare Quality Improvement Programme in (i) financial year 2019-20 and (ii) each of the previous three financial years.

The National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) is made up of a number of funding streams comprising over 30 topics and aim to mirror the priority areas set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. The National Quality Board (NQB) established an NQB NCAPOP Partners Group, with representation from NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Health Education England, amongst others, to ensure the NCAPOP portfolio continues to support the priorities of the wider National Health Service.

NCAPOP audits are commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) which manages the programme on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement. In addition, NHS England and NHS Improvement have contractual accountability meetings to review the Key Performance indicators associated with the NCAPOP contract.

The following expenditure was provided for NCAPOP in recent years:

- 2016/17; £16.9 million;

- 2017/18; £16.9 million;

- 2018/19; £15.8 million; and

- 2019/20; £15.6 million.

Clinical audits delivered under the NCAPOP portfolio can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/a-z-of-nca/#.XAlJvcK7KUk

NCAPOP outcome review of delivered work can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/clinical-outcome-review-programmes/#.XiseTmC7JPY

Nadine Dorries
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
23rd Jan 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what priorities he has set for the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCOPOP) for the delivery of clinical audits; and what oversight arrangements are in place to ensure those priorities are delivered effectively.

The National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) is made up of a number of funding streams comprising over 30 topics and aim to mirror the priority areas set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. The National Quality Board (NQB) established an NQB NCAPOP Partners Group, with representation from NHS England and NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Health Education England, amongst others, to ensure the NCAPOP portfolio continues to support the priorities of the wider National Health Service.

NCAPOP audits are commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) which manages the programme on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement. In addition, NHS England and NHS Improvement have contractual accountability meetings to review the Key Performance indicators associated with the NCAPOP contract.

The following expenditure was provided for NCAPOP in recent years:

- 2016/17; £16.9 million;

- 2017/18; £16.9 million;

- 2018/19; £15.8 million; and

- 2019/20; £15.6 million.

Clinical audits delivered under the NCAPOP portfolio can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/a-z-of-nca/#.XAlJvcK7KUk

NCAPOP outcome review of delivered work can be found at the following link:

https://www.hqip.org.uk/clinical-outcome-review-programmes/#.XiseTmC7JPY

Nadine Dorries
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)