Jo Johnson’s voting in Parliament
Jo Johnson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Jo Johnson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Jo Johnson consistently voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Jo Johnson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
The Government has no plans to review restrictions placed on digital locks, otherwise known as Technical Protection Measures (TPMs). The restrictions placed on the circumvention of TPMs in the EU Information Society Directive derive from the WIPO Copyright Treaty (Article 11) and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (Article 18). As a party to these treaties, the UK’s obligations...
I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. Intellectual property is crucial to supporting economic growth and a key part of our industrial strategy. I am therefore pleased that this small but important Bill is completing its passage today. The Bill will ensure that businesses, especially SMEs, are best able to make use of the IP regime. In doing so, it will help to deliver the...
One of the key purposes of the Bill is to simplify an important but complex area of intellectual property law, making it more accessible and easier to use. One way in which it does this is by setting out a clear statement of those acts that a rights holder can safely refer to in a communication, and that will not trigger an unjustified threats action. This helps to encourage rights holders to...
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Conservative MP for Orpington
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Jo Johnson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Energy and Climate Change
- BBC World Service: India
- Biggin Hill Airport: Olympic Games 2012
- Official Visits
- Driving: Sleep Apnoea
Currently held offices
- Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (since 15 Jul 2016)
- Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education) (since 15 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Universities and Science) (8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (25 Apr 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) (Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit) (25 Apr 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Feb 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 Jo Johnson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 87.25% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Johnson’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 129 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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