James Brokenshire ( MP) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

James Brokenshire is a British politician who served as Minister of State for Security know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

James Brokenshire ( MP) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
James Brokenshire
  Bio
Name James Brokenshire
Birthdate ( Age) 8 January 1968 
Place of Birth Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Cathrine Mamelok (m. 1999)
Children Two
Parents Name not Known
Education Davenant Foundation SchoolLondon Guildhall CollegeUniversity of Exeter
Profession Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Net Worth $2 Million ( Estimated )
Last Update October 2021

James Peter Brokenshire was a British politician who served as Minister of State for Security at the Home Office from 2020 to 2021. A member of the Conservative Party, he previously served in Theresa May's Cabinet as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 2018 to 2019 and Northern Ireland Secretary from 2016 to 2018.

In April 2018 he was appointed Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, following Sajid Javid's appointment as Home Secretary as a result of Amber Rudd's resignation.

Early Life and Family

Brokenshire was born on 8 January 1968, in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.His father was a council chief executive.He was educated at Davenant Foundation Grammar School in Loughton and then at the Cambridge Centre for Sixth-form Studies.After this he studied Law at the University of Exeter.

Brokenshire subsequently worked at the international law firm Jones Day. In this position, he advised on company law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions.

James Brokenshire Wife

Brokenshire married with Cathrine Anne Mamelok in 1999.The couple have two children together one daughter and one son.

James Brokenshire Net Worth

James Peter Brokenshire was a British politician who served as Minister of State for Security has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2021

Professional Career

Brokenshire was elected at the 2005 general election to the parliamentary constituency of Hornchurch, defeating the Labour candidate and incumbent member John Cryer by 480 votes.The election itself resulted in a third successive term for Prime Minister Tony Blair and the Labour government. From 2005 to 2006, Brokenshire was a member of the House of Commons Constitutional Affairs Select Committee.From 2006 to 2010 he then served as the Shadow Minister for Crime Reduction.

Derek Conway, the member for the Conservative safe seat of Old Bexley and Sidcup in southeast London, was embroiled in an expenses scandal and resigned, after which Brokenshire put his name forward as a potential replacement. His competitors for the seat were Rebecca Harris, Katie Lindsay, and Julia Manning,and he was successful in gaining the selection for the seat in June 2008.He was described as a "serial carpetbagger" by a local single issue party, Independents to Save Queen Mary's Hospital.

In the 2010 general election, Brokenshire was elected for Old Bexley and Sidcup with 24,625 votes (53.93%), beating the Labour candidate Rick Everitt, in second place with 8,768 votes (19.21%). Voter turnout was 69.13%.Upon victory, Brokenshire announced that his priority would be to prevent the proposed closure of accident and emergency services at local Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup.

In April 2018, Brokenshire was appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government following Sajid Javid's appointment as Home Secretary in the light of Amber Rudd's resignation after the Windrush scandal. After his appointment, Brokenshire said he was "looking forward to taking the Government's agenda forward especially on building the homes our country needs".In this role, Brokenshire was responsible for regional growth, local government, housing, planning, rough sleeping, building safety and communities.

In 2020, Brokenshire returned to government as the Minister for Security. On 11 January 2021, he announced that he would be taking a leave of absence in order to prepare for a cancer operation.On 7 July 2021, Brokenshire tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, stating his recovery from lung cancer is "taking longer than expected".. He died on 7 October 2021.

Cause of Death

Conservative MP and former cabinet minister James Brokenshire has died at the age of 53, his family has said.The MP for Old Bexley and Sidcup announced in August that his lung cancer had "progressed" and that he would be beginning a new line of treatment.

Mr Brokenshire stepped down as security minister in July this year after admitting his cancer recovery was taking "longer than expected".He had his right lung removed as part of his treatment in February this year and had said stepping down from his Home Office ministerial role would allow him to focus on his health.

In a statement, Mr Brokenshire's family said: "It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of James Brokenshire MP at the age of 53."James died peacefully at Darent Valley Hospital yesterday evening with family members by his bedside. He had been in hospital since Sunday after his condition rapidly deteriorated.

"James was not only a brilliant government minister as both Security and Immigration minister at the Home Office and secretary of state at the Northern Ireland Office and Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government, but a dedicated constituency MP, first for Hornchurch from 2005 to 2010, and then for Old Bexley & Sidcup for the past 11 years.