Brandon Lewis was in conversation with Charles Clarke at the University of East Anglia in February 2015.
Brandon was elected as Member of Parliament by the people of Great Yarmouth in May 2010. He took the seat from the Labour Party with a swing of 8.7% and holds a majority of 4,276. In September 2012, Brandon was asked by the Prime Minister to take up the role of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government. In this position, Brandon had responsibility for local councils up and down the country, as well as public houses and fire services.
In July 2014, Brandon became Minister of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government with responsibility for Housing and Planning.
Professionally, Brandon originally qualified as a barrister and has a BSc Economics and LLB Hons (Law) from the University of Buckingham and an LLM in Commercial Law from King’s College London. In 2014, Brandon was elected to the Council of the University of Buckingham.