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Simeon Brown is a New Zealand politician and Member of Parliament in the House of Representatives for the National Party.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Simeon Peter Brown was born on April 8, 1991 (age 31 years) in Rotorua, New Zealand. His parents are also from New Zealand. Before entering Parliament, Brown worked in commercial banking as a senior associate with the Bank of New Zealand.
He studied at the University of Auckland, attaining a conjoint degree in law and commerce in 2015. Brown fought for the right of official affiliation at the University of Auckland for his group ProLife Auckland while he was president.
Simeon Brown joined his local residents’ association in his youth, the Clendon Residents Group, and became its Secretary. He then chaired the inaugural Manurewa Youth Council. In 2013 he was elected to the Auckland Council Manurewa Local Board, on which he also served as deputy chair.
Brown entered a submission to parliament in which he opposed the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013, which allows same-sex couples to legally marry.
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He stated, in an interview in his youth, that he was motivated to go into politics to stand up for the values of and fight for “hard work, personal responsibility and enterprise”.
In 2014 he contested the parliamentary seat of Manurewa for the National Party but lost to incumbent Labour MP Louisa Wall by a large margin, and his list placing of 64th on National’s list meant he wasn’t elected to Parliament.
Member of Parliament
Simeon Brown stood in the electorate of Pakuranga at the 2017 general election, at the age of 25. The Pakuranga electorate has been a safe seat for the National since 1987 and since then it had been held by Maurice Williamson.
Brown was selected as the National Party’s candidate to replace Williamson after he decided not to seek re-election. Brown was elected with a majority of 14,886 votes.
In February 2018, a private member’s bill introduced by Brown was drawn from the ballot. The Bill would ensure that anyone who supplies illegal synthetic drugs receives a penalty consistent with the penalty prescribed for supplying a Class C Drug. The Bill was strongly supported by family members of synthetics victim Calum Jones.
Brown voted against the Abortion Legislation Act 2020, which effectively seeks to remove abortion from the Crimes Act 1961. Stuff political reporter Henry Cooke described the MP as “one of the most socially conservative MPs in [the National Party]”.
During the 2020 New Zealand general election, Brown was re-elected in Pakuranga by the large margin of 10,050 votes, making Pakuranga the safest seat for National in terms of the candidate vote.
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In the November 2020 caucus reshuffle, led by National’s leader Judith Collins, Brown was admitted to the Shadow Cabinet, ranking 20 on the National Party’s list, and is now holding four shadow portfolios in Police, Serious Fraud Office, Youth and Corrections.
Simeon Brown has received several death threats following his criticism of Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson visiting a hui held by the Waikato Mongrel Mob saying it was an insult to victims of gang-related crime.
Brown received several threatening messages from Mongrel Mob members which were passed onto Police after he criticized a funeral procession in a tweet In the tweet he said it was “Unbelievable. Another gang funeral in the Hawkes Bay where gangs were able to take over the road, This should not be tolerated”.
Louise Hutchinson, the Public Liaison for the Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom said Brown’s comments were “culturally insensitive” and that he was using gangs as a politicking tool with no understanding of what life is like for those in gangs. Hutchinson also said that the Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom had repeatedly invited Brown and the National Party to meet with them but that these had been declined
Simeon Brown is married to his longtime girlfriend Rebecca Brown, they had their wedding in 2016. The couple has two children. Simeon, his wife Rebecca and his children live in a private house in his electorate in Auckland. Simeon is a Baptist Christian who attends church regularly.
Simeon Brown net worth
How much is Simeon Brown worth? Simeon Brown net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His main source of income is from his career as a politician and a businessman. Brown successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. His salary and other career earnings are over $800,000 annually. He is one of the richest and influential politicians in New Zealand.