Stephen Doughty

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Stephen Doughty’s voting in Parliament

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

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

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

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Stephen Doughty occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Graham Stringer in the Chair] — Asylum Support Contracts 10 Feb 2016

    Given the points that have been made today, is the Minister satisfied with what is happening in relation to the specific issues affecting women and children? Is there is the right staffing balance to deal with them, and is there the right level of training, particularly for dealing with people who may have been trafficked or subjected to sexual violence? Will he commit to looking specifically...
  • [Graham Stringer in the Chair] — Asylum Support Contracts 10 Feb 2016

    I beg to move, That the House has considered contracts let by the Home Office for the provision of asylum support. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship today, Mr Stringer, and it is also a pleasure to be joined by many colleagues from across the House to consider this important issue this morning. It is my hope that this debate today will generate some better answers from the...
  • [Graham Stringer in the Chair] — Asylum Support Contracts 10 Feb 2016

    I find that absolutely extraordinary; my hon. Friend gives a shocking example. As a gay MP myself, I would find it horrendous to be placed in accommodation with somebody who potentially had persecuted me or potentially would persecute me. However, that is the reality of many people’s experience—they find themselves in unsuitable accommodation. Yesterday in the Home Affairs...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Dominican Republic
  • Public Expenditure
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  • Treasury: Cardiff
  • Food: Theft

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (28 Oct 2015 to 6 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 60 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 77.08% 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.
  • 40 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stephen Doughty’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: GMB Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000 (registered together with the payment in kind below)

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: GMB Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: office costs for a campaign office, value £700 (registered together with the monetary donation above)

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 June 2015)
Name of donor: Cardiff Labour Party Group
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 08 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee, Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff. (Registered 16 December 2012)
Patron of Penarth and District Lesotho Trust (Registered 01 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of the Cardiff and District United Nations Association (Registered 01 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of The Penarth Civic Society (Registered 04 June 2014)
Member (unremunerated), ACT Schools Governance Committee, Cardiff. (Registered 20 June 2014)

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