John Stevenson

MP, Carlisle

Carlisle Conservative

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John Stevenson’s voting in Parliament

John Stevenson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, John Stevenson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Stevenson consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Stevenson consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Elected Mayors 14 Jun 2016

    This is an important debate. I recently visited a school and met loads of sixth-formers. I asked them whether they could name their council leader or county council leader. In each case, not one person could. An elected mayor would certainly bring about visibility, transparency and accountability. Does the hon. Gentleman not agree that that is healthy?
  • Elected Mayors 14 Jun 2016

    The hon. Gentleman mentions that his is a large geographical area. London is a large geographical area, but virtually everybody in the country knows who the Mayor is. Would that not be good for the hon. Gentleman’s area?
  • West Coast Rail Franchise — [Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] 14 Jun 2016

    Thank you, Ms Dorries, for the opportunity to say a few additional things. I appreciate the contributions of all hon. Members on what is an important issue for many people up and down the west coast. The issue affects businesses, individuals, tourists, our major conurbations and of course the smaller cities and towns right up the west coast of our country. The next franchise is a real...

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Conservative MP for Carlisle

Entered the 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, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, partner in Bendles, of 22 Portland Square, Carlisle CA1 1PE. From October 2015 until further notice I receive £2,400 a month for work of between 10 and 45 hours a month. (Updated 9 December 2015)
Received £1,800 gross for February 2015. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 03 June 2015)
1 May 2015, received £1,800. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
1 June 2015, received £1,800. Hours: 25 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
1 July 2015, received £2,400. Hour: 40 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
1 August 2015, received £2,400. Hours: 45 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
1 September 2015, received £2,400. Hours: 35 hrs. (Registered 09 December 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Thomas Graham & Sons (Iron & Steel) Ltd
Address of donor: Steel Warehouse, Spellar Way, Kingsmoor Park East, Carlisle CA6 4SQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 2 November 2015

Date accepted: 2 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 00656879

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Story Homes
Address of donor: Lords Way, Kingsmoor Business Park, Carlisle CA6 4SL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 20 November 2015

Date accepted: 20 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 02275441

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Sellafield
Address of donor: Seascale, Cumbria CA20 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 29 January 2016

Date accepted: 29 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01002607

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Skill Funding Agency
Address of donor: Cheylesmore House, Quiton Road, Coventry CV1 2WT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 23 February 2016

Date accepted: 23 February 2016

Donor status: other

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: WYG plc
Address of donor: Arndale Court, Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds LS6 2UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 sponsorship for a Cumbrian Nuclear Conference to be held in September of this year.

Date received: 6 May 2016

Date accepted: 6 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01869543

(Registered 19 May 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Shared interest in one commercial and two residential properties in Carlisle and a holiday let in Ambleside: (i) and (ii).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Tracy Nixon, as part-time Senior Secretary.

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