Gareth Johnson

MP, Dartford

Dartford Conservative

Gareth Johnson campaigned to leave the European Union

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Gareth Johnson’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Gareth Johnson’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Gareth Johnson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Dartford Crossing: Congestion — [Mr Albert Owen in the Chair] 7 Dec 2016

    I thank my hon. Friend the Member for South Basildon and East Thurrock (Stephen Metcalfe), and I agree that we all want the same thing. I thank the Minister for his responses. The biggest decision of all, of course, is whether we choose option A or option C. If anyone were to suggest that all the existing London crossings should be put in the same place, we would think them mad. That is...
  • Dartford Crossing: Congestion — [Mr Albert Owen in the Chair] 7 Dec 2016

    Although I accept that traffic flows have improved from Essex into Kent since the toll booths have been removed, I dispute the argument that they have improved from Dartford into Essex. A lot depends on how those figures are measured. Certainly the people of Dartford have no sense whatever that improvements have come about in anything like the manner that the Minister mentions. They feel,...
  • Dartford Crossing: Congestion — [Mr Albert Owen in the Chair] 7 Dec 2016

    I certainly agree with the hon. Gentleman that we need a decision, so that we will be able to get on with building a new crossing. Does he agree with me, though, that we needed a decision 15 years ago? The fact that that decision was not made then, and that nothing at all was done about the congestion in Dartford, has resulted in the problems that we experience today.

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Conservative MP for Dartford

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Department for Transport
  • Justice
  • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing
  • Sentencing
  • M25: Speed Limits
  • Darent Valley Hospital
  • A282

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Feb 2013 to 10 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (27 Feb 2012 to 3 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gareth Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 70 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.05% 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 — 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") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 8 April 2016, employed as a solicitor by Thomas Boyd Whyte Solicitors, 302 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, for which I was paid £648 gross per month. Hours: 5 hrs per month. (Updated 21 July 2015 and 11 May 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Wendy Johnson, as part-time Parliamentary Assistant.

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