Stephen Doughty

Former MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour

Voting Summary More Here

How Stephen Doughty voted
Randomly generated selection of topics. See full list.

  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • See more votes Stephen Doughty has made recently in parliament.

See our much more detailed, easier-to-read analysis of votes on health, welfare, foreign policy, social issues, taxation and more.

Stephen Doughty never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Counter-terrorism 24 Mar 2015

    The Minister will be aware that I have previously raised concerns about that with him and with other Ministers. Given the context of devolution, particularly in the universities sector but also in education more generally, is it not absolutely vital that there are regular, proactive discussions between universities and Education Ministers across the United Kingdom, and will he ensure that in...
  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Counter-terrorism 24 Mar 2015

    Will the Minister place on record his support for the work being done by a group in my constituency to tackle the root causes and extremist ideologies that have been affecting people in Cardiff? They are doing fantastic work as part of the Movement for Change “Make a Choice, See a Change” campaign online and with their peers to combat ideology that may have affected some people in...
  • Amendment of the Law 23 Mar 2015

    My hon. Friend is making some incredibly strong points. On low wage growth, does she agree that we have seen particular challenges in very low paid sectors, such as care? Not only are carers struggling to get by on very low wages and struggling with the cost of living, we are seeing the minimum wage being undermined and some companies possibly not even paying it. Allegations have been made...

More of Stephen Doughty's recent appearances

RSS feed (?)

Profile

Former Labour MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

Entered House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 26 Nov 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 85 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.72% 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.
  • 31 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Did you find what you were looking for?

Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body of your articles as the source of any analysis or data you get off this site.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.