Jo Johnson

Minister of State (Department for Transport)

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Orpington Conservative

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.

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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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares 15 Oct 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Ipswich (Sandy Martin) on securing this debate. I am delighted that he is a fan of the railways and that he takes such pride in his local station in Ipswich. I recognise the issues that the hon. Gentleman raised in relation to, in particular, the fares between Ipswich and London. As he recognised, these are, to some extent, the result of historical...
  • Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares 15 Oct 2018

    I thank my hon. Friend for that intervention. Introducing more flexible ticketing is a priority. We want to see franchises—not just in East Anglia and on the Greater Anglia part of the network, but across the country—looking at how creative they can be to ensure that people who work part-time have a means of securing tickets that are good value for money.
  • Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares 15 Oct 2018

    Absolutely. Ticket machines should be programmed to offer the best-value fare, and to the extent that they are not, it is worth further consideration by the team undertaking the rail review. Turning to the cost of fares, the Government and the train operators have made long-term and far-reaching investments in the railways to cope with the considerable increase in use in the years since...

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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
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • BBC World Service: India
  • Billing
  • Biggin Hill Airport: Olympic Games 2012
  • Official Visits
  • Driving: Sleep Apnoea

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (since 9 Jan 2018)
  • Minister of State (London) (since 9 Jan 2018)
  • 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 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — 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 during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.58% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 258 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Oct 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)
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 09 May 2018)
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)

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