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Conservative MP for Dartford
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Gareth Johnson voted on key issues:
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Health, Education, Home Department, Justice, Transport
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Roads: Accidents, Dyslexia, Dartford-Thurrock Crossing, Social Security Benefits: Fraud, Schools: Inspections
(based on written questions asked by Gareth Johnson and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [LORDS] Committee (0 out of 1)
- Protection of Freedoms Bill Committee (20 out of 20)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Probation Service (21 May 2013)
“I congratulate the Minister on his proposals to change the way in which the probation service works, particularly in respect of short-term prisoners. Will he clarify what the criteria will be to determine whether someone has successfully completed that period of probation?”
- Business of the House: Rehabilitation of Offenders (9 May 2013)
“Does the Secretary of State agree that behind every short term of imprisonment is a reason for offending, yet the lack of a system prevents us from getting to the root of that reason? We need the probation service or any other provider to ensure that we work and assist these offenders in the longer term, because if we get this right, it provides the best opportunity in a generation to turn...”
- Business of the House: Child-care Ratios (9 May 2013)
“Does the Minister agree that the current rigid child-to-staff ratio holds back opportunities for staff and the salaries that they can earn, and that that is why we need a more flexible system?”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 89.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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 16–17 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") 49 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register