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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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Stevenson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Stevenson’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Income tax (charge) 17 Mar 2020

    The backdrop to the debate is very much one of a serious crisis with huge implications for us individually and collectively, for our country and for our economy. Before I touch upon the Budget itself and the subject of today’s debate, I want to make one observation. The overwhelming majority of the people of this country are employed by small and medium-sized businesses; people’s...
  • Flooding 4 Mar 2020

    Although we must not be complacent, does my hon. Friend recognise that in some parts of the country there have been successes? In the Carlisle area, through the work of the EA, the councils and the voluntary sector, and the success of the defences, we managed to avoided being flooded this year.
  • Airport Expansion 2 Mar 2020

    The Minister has confirmed that the Government will give support to regional development and the expansion of regional airports, which I assume will include Carlisle Lake District airport. If the airport is to succeed—it has only been open for a year—it is going to need Government support and a degree of subsidy until it is fully established. Will the Minister give that support?

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Standards Sub-committee on ICGS Matters (14 May 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (26 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (26 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (19 Dec 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Housing, 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)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all John Stevenson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 72 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Stevenson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 133 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Solicitor, partner in Bendles, of 22 Portland Square, Carlisle CA1 1PE. From 1 April 2019 until further notice, I receive £2,600 a month for work of between 10 and 45 hours. (Updated 09 December 2015, 27 December 2017 and 02 April 2019)
3 June 2019, received £2,000 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 04 June 2019)
23 December 2019, received £2,500 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 December 2019)
24 February 2020, received £2,500 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 February 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: 18 Thorney Lane, North Iver S09 9JY

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 31 December 2019)
Name of donor: Harris Ventures Ltd
Address of donor: Philip Harris House, 1A Spur Road, Orpington BR6 0PH

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 02278367

(Registered 31 December 2019)
Name of donor: Barbara Eden
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 December 2019)
Name of donor: Barbara Eden
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 31 December 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Center Parks Ltd
Address of donor: One Edison Rise, New Ollerton, Newark NG22 9DP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards my Skills Fair

Date received: 19 February 2020

Data accepted: 19 February 2020

Donor status: company, registration 01908230

(Registered 26 February 2020)
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).
8. Miscellaneous
From 27 January 2020, member of the Carlisle Towns Fund Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 28 January 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Tracy Nixon, as part-time Senior Secretary.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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