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 a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") 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.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Education 20 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate her Department has made of the number of refugee children currently receiving an education in Syria; and what assessment she has made of the quality of that education provision.
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Syria: Education 20 Jul 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many educational schemes and programmes her Department has funded (a) in Syria and (b) for Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries in each of the last two years.
  • Football Hooliganism — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 29 Jun 2016

    We would all agree that football, at its best, unites communities, people and countries. It can be thrilling and is undoubtedly entertaining, and it should not be undermined by the selfish actions of relatively few people. We have an opportunity now, and should do all that we can to prevent a repetition in Russia of the scenes that happened in France, should the home nations qualify, as we...

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Conservative MP for Dartford

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

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Transport
  • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing
  • Darent Valley Hospital
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Dartford-Thurrock Crossing: Tolls
  • Arrest Warrants

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 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Gareth Johnson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 44 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 92.52% 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gareth Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 103 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 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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