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

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Gareth Johnson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

    I agree with the hon. Lady that universal credit needs to be adequately funded. Is she as surprised as I am, therefore, that the Labour party did not support the extra £1.5 billion given to universal credit in the last Budget?
  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

    Let me say at the outset that I do not claim that everything about universal credit is perfect, or that everything has gone according to plan. I think it is inevitable that such a huge reform will involve issues that will need to be dealt with. To suggest that it should be scrapped, however—as the hon. Member for Garston and Halewood (Maria Eagle) has just done—is to risk losing...
  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

    I do not agree. There have been these transitional protections that we need to have in place. I am not saying that every aspect of universal credit has been correctly implemented—I do not think anyone is claiming that—but I think it is right that we try to ensure that people are better off under this system and that it is a fairer system. Most important, as I have said, is that it...

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing
  • Sentencing
  • Health Insurance: Foreign Nationals
  • 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gareth Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — 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 94.24% 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") 143 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

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

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