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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:
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.
I am an enthusiastic supporter of the levelling-up agenda. It is a flagship Conservative policy, it was a key part of the 2019 manifesto, and it is very much built on the concept of the northern powerhouse, which was established in 2014. The levelling-up agenda can change lives and communities. People often ask what “levelling up” actually means. I think it is quite simple: the goal is to...
Everybody acknowledges that the way out of poverty is employment; why when a Labour Government leave office is unemployment always higher than when they first went into office?
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an estimate of the number of calories per day by which a person's diet will be reduced as a result of the restrictions proposed by the Government on (a) foods high in fat, salt or sugar, (b) broadcast advertising of those foods and (c) online advertising of those foods.
Conservative MP for Carlisle
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
John Stevenson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
Last updated: 4 Oct 2021.