Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour

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How Stephen Doughty voted
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  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Stephen Doughty never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan 20 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations HM Ambassador to Sudan has made to the government of that country regarding (a) the alleged rape of 200 girls and women in Tabit in Darfur on 31 October and 1 November 2014 and (b) the operation of the Sudanese armed forces in Darfur.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill — [1st Allocated Day] 18 Nov 2014

    I know that it is unusual for an Opposition Whip to speak in a debate, but Brains is actually based in my constituency, and I have had many conversations with it. Is my right hon. Friend aware that the major concern of Brains and many other family brewers is over the Government amendments, which reverse the gains that we made in Committee? That is the primary cause for concern.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Syrian Refugees 17 Nov 2014

    I welcome what the Minister says on Syrian refugees coming in this direction, but will he comment on British citizens travelling in the opposite direction? He may be aware of a story in today’s Daily Mail regarding allegations that British citizens have been involved in barbaric and brutal beheadings in Syria and Iraq. Will he assure me that those claims will be investigated very...

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Labour MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

Entered House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • International Development
  • Defence
  • Dominican Republic
  • Public Expenditure
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  • European Investment Bank
  • Food Banks

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Commons)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 88 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.42% 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 — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 74 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a)  
(a) Name of donor: Cardiff South and Penarth CLP, c/o Anthony Martin, Constituency Treasurer
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: money raised at a fundraising dinner for my constituency party. The total raised was £1,530.60 (which includes no individual registrable donations).
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 30 May 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee, Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff. (Registered 16 December 2012)
Patron of Penarth and District Lesotho Trust (Registered 1 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of the Cardiff and District United Nations Association (Registered 1 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of The Penarth Civic Society (Registered 4 June 2014)
Member (unremunerated), ACT Schools Governance Committee, Cardiff. (Registered 20 June 2014)

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