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James Cleverly

London Assembly Member and MP

3 May 2012


  • Member of the Environment Committee
  • Member of the Regeneration Committee
  • Member of Parliament for Braintree
    Bexley and Bromley
    James Cleverly's expenses
    Register of Member's Interests - James Cleverly
    Register of Member's Interests - James Cleverly
    Gifts and Hospitality
    James Cleverly Gifts and Hospitality


    James Cleverly comes from a background in web and print publishing. He has a business degree from the University of West London and before being elected was the co-founder of a company that runs websites helping entrepreneurs and small businesses grow and develop.

    James was elected in 2008 as the London Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley, and during his first years at City Hall he served as the Mayor's Youth Ambassador. He then served as Chairman of the London Waste and Recycling Board from 2010 to 2012. In 2012 the Mayor appointed him Chairman of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and Chairman of the London Local Resilience Forum, appointments he held until March 2015.

    For over 20 years James has been an officer in the Territorial Army, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and until 2005 he was the Officer Commanding 266 (Para) Battery Royal Artillery (Volunteers).

    James is the Member of Parliament for Braintree. 

    Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

    Contact details:
    City Hall
    The Queen's Walk
    London SE1 2AA

    Telephone: 020 7983 6571

    Press releases for

    News from James Cleverly: James Cleverly wins Boris’s reassurance that plans for Silvertown link tunnel are proceeding “at full tilt”
    23 May 2012

    Bexley and Bromley’s GLA member, James Cleverly today won assurances from the Mayor of London that plans for the new Silvertown link tunnel will become a reality.


    Quizzing the Mayor at his first Question Time since the election, Mr Cleverly won assurances from the Mayor...

    News from James Cleverly: Statement on walkout
    7 December 2011

    London Assembly Conservative Group today left the chamber after questioning the Metropolitan Police Commissioner when they were one again denied proportionate representation of the Assembly’s committees.


    Commenting, Group Leader James Cleverly AM said: