Gareth Johnson’s voting in Parliament
Gareth Johnson is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Gareth Johnson’s votes.
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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Gareth Johnson never rebelled against their party in this parliament
When tax credits were first introduced by Gordon Brown, he said that it would cost £2 billion a year. It is now costing £30 billion, which is twice the Home Office budget. Surely the prudent thing to do is to address that ballooning expenditure, which too often simply subsidises low-paying employers.
I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for New Forest East (Dr Lewis) on securing this debate. He is right to bring to the House’s attention the individual cases that he mentioned. If I may do something similar, I will mention a constituent of mine by the name of Ronald Perry. He lives in Wilmington. His son contacted me about his application, which was submitted some four...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to mitigate the effects of Operation Stack on motorists in Kent.
More of Gareth Johnson’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for Dartford
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Dartford-Thurrock Crossing
- Darent Valley Hospital
- Roads: Accidents
- Arrest Warrants
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- 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 30 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 96.23% 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 — 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") 79 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
Employed as a solicitor by Thomas Boyd Whyte Solicitors, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent. Paid £648 gross per month, until further notice. Hours: 5 hrs per month: (Updated 21 July 2015)
Received £720 gross on 29 August 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 03 September 2014)
Received £720 gross on 30 September 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 17 November 2014)
Received £720 gross on 31 October 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 17 November 2014)
Received £720 gross on 28 November 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2014)
Received £720 gross on 31 December 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2015)
Received £720 gross on 30 January 2015. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 03 February 2015)
Received £720 gross on 27 February 2015. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2015)
Received £648 gross on 31 March 2015. Hours: 5 hrs (Registered 11 May 2015)
Received £648 gross on 30 April 2015. Hours: 5 hrs (Registered 11 May 2015)
Received £648 gross on 29 May 2015. Hours: 5 hrs (Registered 01 June 2015)
Received £648 gross on 30 June 2015. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Wendy Johnson, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.
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