Gareth Johnson

MP, Dartford

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Dartford Conservative

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.

However, Gareth Johnson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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

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

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

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 15 Mar 2018

    Each and every week across England and Wales some 80 dogs are stolen from their owners, causing huge distress to both the owners and the animals. During this Pet Theft Awareness Week, may we have a debate on what is a growing and nasty problem?
  • Salisbury Incident: Further Update 14 Mar 2018

    Nobody should be surprised that Russia has denied responsibility for the attacks in Salisbury. It is a country that has denied taking part in the Olympics doping scandal and in the rigging of elections. Worst of all, it has denied any involvement in the killing of Alexander Litvinenko. Given that, will the Prime Minister please assure the House that Russia will be treated according to its...
  • Victims of Crime: Rights — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] 13 Mar 2018

    The hon. Gentleman is highlighting important issues to do with the CPS and the rights of victims. Does he agree that one thing that undermines victims of crime is the Crown’s inability to appeal against sentences that are simply too lenient? That can happen only in a very few cases at the moment, and victims of crime feel powerless under the current system to ensure that the...

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Conservative MP for Dartford

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

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Topics of interest

Gareth Johnson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

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 16 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gareth Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.42% 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") 132 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Temple Capital Finance Ltd
Address of donor: 189 Dartford Rd, DA1 3EW

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

Donor status: company, registration 06752658.

(Registered 07 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Wendy Johnson, as Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 07 July 2017)

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

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