Anthony Browne

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Conservative

Member for South Cambridgeshire


Select Committees
Treasury Committee (since March 2020)
4 APPG memberships (as of 1 Jul 2020)
Canada, Environment, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Life Sciences

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Robert Jenrick (Conservative) Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government (11 debate interactions) View debates with Robert Jenrick Grant Shapps (Conservative) Secretary of State for Transport (8 debate interactions) View debates with Grant Shapps Elizabeth Truss (Conservative) Minister for Women and Equalities (6 debate interactions) View debates with Elizabeth Truss View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant South Cambridgeshire Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
11,184
c. 87 added daily
15,972
(Estimated)

Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sector

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closes in 1 month, 3 weeks

After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.

154,242
c. 1,219 added daily
226,854
(Estimated)

Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
12 Sep 2020
closes in 1 month, 4 weeks

For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.

106,066
c. 885 added daily
167,451
(Estimated)

Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closes in 2 months

If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.

18,008
c. 146 added daily
27,807
(Estimated)

Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisis

Sign this petition Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
19 Sep 2020
closes in 2 months

The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.

102,644
c. 849 added daily
160,052
(Estimated)

Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
20 Sep 2020
closes in 2 months, 1 week

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.

25,977
c. 222 added daily
45,186
(Estimated)

Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRR

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
8 Oct 2020
closes in 2 months, 3 weeks

The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.

10,766
c. 96 added daily
20,697
(Estimated)

Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
24 Oct 2020
closes in 3 months, 1 week

To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare

134,308
c. 1,193 added daily
262,725
(Estimated)

Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.

Sign this petition Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Anthony Browne's petition debate contributions
30 Oct 2020
closes in 3 months, 2 weeks

Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.


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Commons initiatives

Anthony Browne has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

1 Adjournment Debate led by Anthony Browne

Date Forum Title
3 Mar 2020 Commons Chamber Climate Protests in Cambridge: Police Response

Anthony Browne has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

Anthony Browne has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting