A selection of John Stevenson's votes
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Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 abstention, 2 absences, between 2012–2018
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
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As my hon. Friend will know, the food and drinks manufacturing sector is the largest manufacturing sector in our country. It is very innovative, it is a big employer and exporter, and it clearly has a major role to play in the reduction of the use of plastics. Does he agree that it is important that the Government work with the industry to look for solutions, rather than trying to impose...
I welcome the focus today on public services and, in particular the recent announcements about funding for the NHS, education and the police. We also have to acknowledge that increasing funding is only possible if we have prudent financial management, which is what we have seen over the past 10 years. We must never lose sight of the fact that a strong economy underpins all our public...
Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
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Former Conservative MP for Carlisle
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
John Stevenson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Cabinet Office
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Inheritance Tax
- Catering: Public Consultation
- Capital Gains Tax
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)
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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all John Stevenson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well 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 90.28% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
- 77 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
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)
15 January 2019, received £2,000 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 16 January 2019)
3 June 2019, received £2,000 as profit share. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 04 June 2019)
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).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Tracy Nixon, as part-time Senior Secretary.
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