How Stephen Doughty voted
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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
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted very strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Stephen Doughty never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent discussions the Minister for Universities has had with the Welsh Government Minister for Education on tackling extremism and radicalisation in universities; and what plans he has to meet his counterparts in the devolved administrations to discuss tackling extremism and radicalisation in universities across the UK.
The hon. Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton), who is no longer in her place, spoke of being disappointed with aspects of this debate. Well, I was disappointed that the Minister came to the Dispatch Box with a folder full of facts and statistics on the economy, food waste, the performance of the Department for Work and Pensions, and many other issues, yet he could not bring himself to...
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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
- Dominican Republic
- Public Expenditure
- Defence Infrastructure Organisation
- Food: Theft
- European Investment Bank
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 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 97 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 76.28% 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") 82 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
(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)
Unremunerated trustee, Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff. (Registered 16 December 2012)
Patron of Penarth and District Lesotho Trust (Registered 1 May 2014)
(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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