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James Cleverly

Conservative - Braintree

Minister of State (Minister for Europe)

(since February 2022)
James Cleverly is not a member of any APPGs
8 Former APPG memberships
Ceramics, Commonwealth, Pubs, Racism, Reserve Forces and Cadets, Reserves and Cadets, Showing Racism the Red Card, Trade out of Poverty
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
2nd Sep 2020 - 8th Feb 2022
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)
13th Feb 2020 - 2nd Sep 2020
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)
24th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Co-Chair, Conservative Party
24th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Nov 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Nov 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Exiting the European Union)
4th Apr 2019 - 24th Jul 2019
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party
8th Jan 2018 - 4th Apr 2019
International Trade Committee
31st Oct 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
9th Nov 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
9th Nov 2015 - 3rd May 2017

There are no upcoming events identified
Division Votes
Tuesday 26th April 2022
Nationality and Borders Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 282 Conservative Aye votes vs 4 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 288 Noes - 212
Thursday 12th May 2022
Hong Kong Arrests Under National Security Law
I thank my right hon. Friend for raising this incredibly important issue. The Hong Kong authorities’ decision to target leading …
Written Answers
Friday 29th December 2017
Japan: Diplomatic Relations
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of UK diplomatic …
Early Day Motions
None available
Wednesday 24th June 2015
Health and Safety Executive (Powers) Bill 2015-16
A Bill to confer further powers on the Health and Safety Executive.
MP Financial Interests
Monday 28th June 2021
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Ltd
Address of donor: County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, James Cleverly has voted in 413 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
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(29 debate interactions)
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(22 debate interactions)
Wayne David (Labour)
(20 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(11 debate contributions)
Department for Work and Pensions
(9 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
James Cleverly has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Braintree 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 Braintree signature proportion
Petitions with most Braintree signatures
Petition Debates Contributed

Recognise the state of Palestine to help stop the conflict from Israel. Not recognising the Palestinian state allows Israel to continue their persecution of the Palestinians.

The Government should introduce sanctions against Israel, including blocking all trade, and in particular arms.

Latest EDMs signed by James Cleverly

James Cleverly has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by James Cleverly, 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 Cleverly has not been granted any Urgent Questions

James Cleverly has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by James Cleverly

A Bill to confer further powers on the Health and Safety Executive.

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 24th June 2015

James Cleverly has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

James Cleverly has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament