Gareth Johnson

MP, Dartford

Dartford Conservative

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How Gareth Johnson voted
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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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Gareth Johnson hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Examination of Witnesses 21 Jul 2014

    May I just take you back to your comments about the possibility of having an age-specific offence in the Bill? What would you say to those people who say that if you are prosecuting an offence—any kind of offence—there is a series of hurdles that you have to overcome, and that putting in an additional hurdle of having to prove the age of the person who is being enslaved would...
  • Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Examination of Witnesses 21 Jul 2014

    If I may, if a judge is looking at sentencing, he can say, “This person is around 17 to 19 years of age. I will treat the sentence on that basis.” However, for a conviction, the case could fall or stand on that finding. It would create unnecessary obstacles if we asked someone to prove also what age they are. Also, when a prosecutor is deciding what charge to bring, if they are...
  • Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Examination of Witnesses 21 Jul 2014

    But if you say to a jury, “You need to look at this particular charge. If you find this person of such and such age, then that charge goes, and we look at another charge,” you are creating a step process, which is not found to be necessary when you deal with any offences against the person—any kind of assaults, or murders. If you burgle the house of a particular age person,...

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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

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 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 86.64% 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") 69 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Employed as a solicitor by Thomas Boyd Whyte Solicitors, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent.
Received £800 gross in March 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2013)
Received £800 gross in April 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2013)
Received £800 gross in May 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2013)
Received £800 gross in June 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2013)
Received £800 gross in July 2013. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 16 July 2013)
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)

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