Jo Johnson

MP, Orpington

Orpington Conservative

Jo Johnson’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Jo Johnson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jo Johnson consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Jo Johnson consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jo Johnson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jo Johnson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jo Johnson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee 14 Jun 2016

    Science and Technology Committee (Lords): Future of Innovate UK. 10:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: (at 10:40 AM) Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, Chief Executive, Innovate UK Professor Jackie Hunter CBE, former Chief Executive, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (at 11:40 AM) Mr Gareth Davies, Director General for Business and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Mr Joseph Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education: Admissions 26 May 2016

    The procedure governing a country’s departure from the EU is set out in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This provides for a period of two years for the negotiation of exit terms. The EU Treaties would continue to apply to the departing Member State until the Article 50 agreement had entered into force, or for two years if no agreement had been reached and no extension to the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Universities: Antisemitism 26 May 2016

    There is no place in our society, including higher education, for anti-Semitism or any other form of bigotry, hatred and racism. We expect universities to act swiftly to investigate and address any anti-Semitic incidents reported to them. Responsibilities for ensuring students do not face harassment, abuse or violence rests with individual institutions, as a clear part of their duties under...

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Conservative MP for Orpington

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • BBC World Service: India
  • Billing
  • Biggin Hill Airport: Olympic Games 2012
  • Official Visits
  • Driving: Sleep Apnoea

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Universities and Science) (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (25 Apr 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Feb 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jo Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Yog Capital (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: 533 Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London W1F 5TF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 received on 19 March 2015 (Registered together with donation received on 24 April 2015)

Donor status: company, registration 08794884

(Registered 11 May 2015)
Name of donor: Yog Capital (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: 533 Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London W1F 5TF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500 received on 24 April 2015 (Registered together with donation received on 19 March 2015)

Donor status: company, registration 08794884

(Registered 11 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Share in part of a residential property in NW London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 29 May 2012)

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