Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Stephen Doughty’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Doughty is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

However, Stephen Doughty sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Stephen Doughty consistently voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Stephen Doughty generally voted for higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Stephen Doughty never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I could not agree with my hon. Friend more about the importance of a timescale. Business requires investment certainty and clear timetables. That is true not only for existing businesses but for businesses that we are trying to attract to Wales. Given the news that we have heard during the past week about possible delays in the electrification of the south Wales main line, is it not crucial...
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I wholeheartedly support the case that my hon. Friend is making, as well as the recommendations made by the Welsh Affairs Committee, on which I also sat. It is not only the disparity in the tolls that is so shocking; there is also the disparity in technologies. We have not seen the introduction of free-flow technology or contactless payment. Those of us who use the tolls regularly know, as do...
  • Point of Order 16 Jul 2015

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. In the past couple of hours there has been an announcement that more than 720 jobs may be at risk at the Tata speciality steels division in Rotherham. Obviously, that is devastating news for many hon. Members who unfortunately cannot be in the House because of constituency business. It reflects the wider challenges facing the steel industry and...

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Profile

Labour/Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 87 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 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") 96 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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