Jo Johnson

Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Conservative MP for Orpington

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Jo Johnson’s voting in Parliament

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  • Jo Johnson 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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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 5 Jun 2019

    Petts Wood in the London Borough of Bromley is designated an area of special residential character, but it has suffered from inconsistent decision making at the hands of the unaccountable Planning Inspectorate. Will my right hon. Friend use his good offices to help me to secure the meeting that I have long been requesting but that the Planning Inspectorate has for some reason consistently...
  • Post-18 Education and Funding 4 Jun 2019

    The Augar review does not mention the teaching excellence framework. What use does the Secretary of State think the TEF will have in assessing which courses offer value for money for students and the general taxpayer?
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Insurance Companies: Civil Proceedings 28 May 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps he is taking to ensure that greater numbers of insurance cases are resolved before they reach court proceedings.

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Conservative MP for Orpington

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

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Topics of interest

Jo Johnson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Horizon 2020: Finance
  • BBC World Service: India
  • Billing
  • Insurance Companies
  • Biggin Hill Airport: Olympic Games 2012

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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (9 Jan 2018 to 9 Nov 2018)
  • Minister of State (London) (9 Jan 2018 to 9 Nov 2018)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education) (15 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Minister of State (Universities and Science) (8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
30 November 2018, received £650 from the Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP, for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 December 2018)
15 January 2019, received £1,440 from the Financial Times, 1 Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL, for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2019)
21 January 2019, received advance payment of £85,000 from Coller Holdings, Park House, 116 Park Street, London W1K 6AF, via Peters Fraser & Dunlop Literary Agents, 55 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1BS, for a non-fiction book. Hours: 6 hrs before 21 January 2019 and approx. 15 hours per month until further notice. (Registered 04 February 2019; updated 14 February 2019)
7 March 2019, received £5,000 for a speaking engagement from Dechert LLP, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ, via Speaker’s Corner Ltd, Unit 31, Highbury Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, London N7 8EL. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 01 April 2019)
From 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2020, member of the Advisory Board of Noric Swiss GmbH, an engineering group active in foundation industries, of Olsbergerstrasse 2, 4310 Rheinfelden, Switzerland. I will be paid £4,167 a month for a monthly commitment of two days (15 hrs approx). I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 28 May 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: TBE (Southern) Ltd
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, The Atrium, 31 Church Road, Ashford TW15 2UD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 17 October 2018

Date accepted: 21 October 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01730295

(Registered 20 November 2018)



This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 12 March 2019. Paragraph 16 of chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.
Name of donor: Adam Parr
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 12 November 2018

Date accepted: 12 November 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 November 2018)
Name of donor: Tim Luke
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 19 November 2018

Date accepted: 19 November 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 20 November 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BP International Ltd
Address of donor: 1 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4PD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality for me and a guest at the Royal Opera House as part of BP's sponsored Big Screen programme, total estimated value £500 (£250 per person)

Date received: 26 June 2018

Date accepted: 26 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 102498

(Registered 31 July 2018)



This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 12 March 2019. Paragraph 16 of chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Prabodhan Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return airfare to Delhi with a value of £3,113

Destination of visit: Delhi

Dates of visit: 29-30 March 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend meetings for Prabodhan Leaders' Conclave in India on 29 March 2018.

(Registered 9 May 2018)



This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 12 March 2019. Paragraph 16 of chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.
Name of donor: Mr Ali J Siddiqui
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: flight and accommodation costing £8,634

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Date of visit: 1-3 December 2018

Purpose of visit: To give a speech at a private dinner and engage with opinion-formers in the think-tank and diplomatic community.

(Registered 02 January 2019)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2019 Conference, total value £298.08. Travel costs met from parliamentary expenses.

Destination of visit: Paris

Dates of visit: 17-18 January 2019

Purpose of visit: Attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2019 Conference.

(Registered 11 February 2019)
Name of donor: Milken Institute
Address of donor: 1250 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and hotel accommodation, value £3,048.64

Destination of visit: Los Angeles

Dates of visit: 27 April - 1 May 2019

Purpose of visit: Attending and speaking at Milken Global Conference.

(Registered 22 May 2019)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Share in part of a residential property in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 29 May 2012; updated 11 September 2018)
From 25 January 2018, a 20% share of a residential property in Somerset: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 January 2019; updated 06 February 2019)
This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 12 March 2019. Paragraph 16 of chapter 4 of the 2015 Guide to the Rules refers.

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