John Stevenson

MP, Carlisle

Carlisle Conservative

John Stevenson’s voting in Parliament

John Stevenson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, John Stevenson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Stevenson consistently voted against an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • John Stevenson consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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John Stevenson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Mar 2017

    A substantial number of Ministers took the opportunity to visit Cumbria recently and saw for themselves not only its beauty, but its industrial strengths and potential. If the Government’s industrial strategy is to succeed, places such as Cumbria need to be part of that success. Will the Prime Minister ensure that Cumbria gets the infrastructure investment that it requires to ensure...
  • Aviation Security 22 Mar 2017

    We all accept that circumstances change and threats will change over time. Is there a time limit to these changes? Is there a specific date when they will be reviewed?
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Public Sector: Assets 14 Dec 2016

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what recent assessment he has made of the performance of the One Public Estate programme.

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Conservative MP for Carlisle

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

John Stevenson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Cabinet Office
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Catering: Public Consultation
  • Forests
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Tourism: Cumbria

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 19 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all John Stevenson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 80.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 79 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Stevenson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 99 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, partner in Bendles, of 22 Portland Square, Carlisle CA1 1PE. From October 2015 until further notice I receive £2,400 a month for work of between 10 and 45 hours a month. (Updated 9 December 2015)
3 December 2016, received £400 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 20 December 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Thomas Graham & Sons (Iron & Steel) Ltd
Address of donor: Steel Warehouse, Spellar Way, Kingsmoor Park East, Carlisle CA6 4SQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 2 November 2015

Date accepted: 2 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 00656879

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Story Homes
Address of donor: Lords Way, Kingsmoor Business Park, Carlisle CA6 4SL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 20 November 2015

Date accepted: 20 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 02275441

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Sellafield
Address of donor: Seascale, Cumbria CA20 1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 29 January 2016

Date accepted: 29 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01002607

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: Skill Funding Agency
Address of donor: Cheylesmore House, Quiton Road, Coventry CV1 2WT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 23 February 2016

Date accepted: 23 February 2016

Donor status: other

(Registered 10 May 2016)
Name of donor: WYG plc
Address of donor: Arndale Court, Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds LS6 2UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000 sponsorship for a Cumbrian Nuclear Conference to be held in September of this year.

Date received: 6 May 2016

Date accepted: 6 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01869543

(Registered 19 May 2016)
Name of donor: United Biscuits
Address of donor: Hayes Park, North Building, Hayes End Road, Hayes UB4 8EE

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards the organisation and payment for a Skills Fair in my constituency

Date received: 12 December 2015

Date accepted: 12 December 2015

Donor status: company number 2506007

(Registered 20 December 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Food and Drinks Federation
Address of donor: 6 Catherine St, London WC2B 5JJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at several dinners, with an estimated total value of £850

Date received: 1 January 2016 to 25 May 2016

Date accepted: 1 January 2016 to 25 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 210572

(Registered 05 September 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Shared interest in one commercial property in Carlisle and a holiday let in Ambleside: (i) and (ii).
Until September and November 2016, shared interest in two residential properties in Carlisle (i) and (ii). (Updated 20 December 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Tracy Nixon, as part-time Senior Secretary.

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