James Brokenshire

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James Brokenshire

James Brokenshire is a Conservative Party MP, who sat for the constituency of Hornchurch between 2005 to 2010, and subsequently for Old Bexley and Sidcup. In the 2015 general election he was re-elected with a majority of 15,803. [1]

Brokenshire currently serves as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, having been appointed by Prime Minister Theresa May, his former boss at the Home Office. [2]

He was the shadow minister for home affairs from 2006 to 2010, and has been a minister at the Home Office since 2010.[3]

In 2014 Brokenshire was appointed Minister of State for the Home Office, overseeing security and immigration. [4]


Brokenshire was educated at Davenant Foundation Grammar School, he then went to Cambridge Centre for Sixth Form Studies and the University of Exeter, where he studied law. Prior to working in Parliament he was a partner at a large international law firm. [5] Brokenshire was an MP for Hornchurch and Rainham from 2005 until the constituency was abolished in 2010. [5]

Special advisers


External resources



  • Address: 19 Station Road, Sidcup, DA15 7EB
  • Telephone: 020 8300 3471


  • Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
  • Telephone: 020 7219 8400
  • Fax: 020 7219 2043
  • Email: james.brokenshire.mp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media


  1. James Brokenshire Express, accessed 19 May 2015
  2. 'Whos in and Whos out? May's new cabinet' 14 July 2016, BBC News, accessed 15 July 2016
  3. James Brokenshire, parliament.uk, accessed 13 March 2013.
  4. James Brokenshire MP www.parliament.uk, accessed 27 February 2015
  5. 5.0 5.1 James Brokenshire accessed 10 October 2014