Gareth Johnson

MP, Dartford

Dartford Conservative

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How Gareth Johnson voted
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Gareth Johnson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Dangerous Driving Offences (Sentencing) 4 Nov 2014

    I commend my hon. Friend for taking up this serious issue. Will he join me in requesting that the Crown Prosecution Service considers charging with manslaughter far more often, rather than charging with death by dangerous driving? If a person causes someone’s death by behaving in a grossly negligent or reckless manner anywhere else in society, they are charged with manslaughter. If that...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Modern Slavery Bill 4 Nov 2014

    The hon. Gentleman makes a valid point that some people will seek to avoid the provisions, but does he accept that that is the case with all forms of criminality, and that the Bill gives us a platform, for the first time, to tackle some of the worst cases of modern-day slavery?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Oct 2014

    When Bluewater shopping centre in my constituency held a job fair recently, there were more jobs on offer than there are jobseekers in Dartford. Will the Prime Minister congratulate Bluewater on its contribution to a 50% fall in unemployment and to what can only be described as a jobs revolution in Dartford?

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Conservative MP for Dartford

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing
  • Darent Valley Hospital
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Dyslexia

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Feb 2013 to 10 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 85.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Employed as a solicitor by Thomas Boyd Whyte Solicitors, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent.
Received £800 gross in August 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Received £800 gross in September 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Received £800 gross in October 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2013)
Received £800 gross in November 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 15 January 2014)
Received £800 gross on 31 December 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 31 December 2013)
Received £800 gross on 31 January 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Received £800 gross on 28 February 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 March 2014)
Received £800 gross on 31 March 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 1 April 2014)
Received £720 gross on 30 April 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 12 May 2014)
Received £720 gross on 30 May 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 11 June 2014)
Received £720 gross on 30 June 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 4 July 2014)
Received £720 gross on 31 July 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 4 August 2014)
Received £720 gross on 29 August 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 3 September 2014)

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