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 on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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  • 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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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Dominican Republic
  • Overseas Aid
  • Public Expenditure
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  • Treasury: Cardiff

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Feb 2016)

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)

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  • Has spoken in 76 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Doughty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 136 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.82% 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") 140 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 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: 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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