John Stevenson

MP, Carlisle

Carlisle Conservative

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How John Stevenson voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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John Stevenson occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Devolution (Scotland Referendum) 14 Oct 2014

    I agree wholeheartedly with what my hon. Friend is saying about devolution within England. Does he agree that this is relevant to places like Cumbria and the north-east, which border Scotland, given that Scotland will be given greater powers? Those areas would like to have greater powers granted to them as well.
  • Transport Infrastructure (Northumberland) 3 Sep 2014

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  • Transport Infrastructure (Northumberland) 3 Sep 2014

    I lend my hon. Friend my support in making his suggestions and representations. Like the A66, the A69 is key for Carlisle, and my constituents would be delighted to see it dualled. In the short term, we would like to see improvements to it. I suggest that he, my hon. Friend the Member for Penrith and The Border (Rory Stewart) and I make representations to the Department about improving and...

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Conservative MP for Carlisle

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Cabinet Office
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Catering: Public Consultation
  • Forests
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Tourism: Cumbria

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Solicitor, partner in Bendles 22 Portland Square Carlisle CA1 1PE.
Received £650 gross for October 2013. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 13 December 2013)
Received £650 gross for November 2013. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 13 December 2013)
Received £650 gross for December 2013. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 13 December 2013)
Received £650 gross for January 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 30 January 2014)
Received £650 gross for February 2014. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 6 March 2014)
Received £650 gross for March 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2014, updated 9 April 2014)
Received £650 gross for April 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 20 May 2014)
Received £650 gross for May 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
Received £650 gross for June 2014. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: c/o 18 Thorney Lane, North Iver, Buckinghamshire S09 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 30 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
(a) Address of donor: c/o 18 Thorney Lane, North Iver, Buckinghamshire S09 9JY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 6 March 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street London SW1A 9HP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration 00457188
(a) (Registered 20 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: The Association of Conservative Clubs Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 24 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: company, registration no 00457188
(a) (Registered 17 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Shared interest in one commercial and two residential properties in Carlisle and a holiday let in Ambleside.

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