Jo Johnson

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

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.

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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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Research: Coventry 27 Apr 2017

    The Government is fully committed to maintaining the UK’s world-leading science, research and higher education base. According to Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) data the University of Warwick and Coventry University received public research funding from Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Research Councils of £72.6 million and £4.32 million...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Overseas Students: Visas 27 Apr 2017

    The Department engages regularly with the Home Office on matters of student migration. Overseas students can remain in the UK to work following their studies by switching to several existing visa routes, including Tier 2 (skilled worker) visas. The Government closed the dedicated Post Study Work visa route in 2012 on the grounds that it was open to immigration abuse (including low-skilled...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Students: Loans 27 Apr 2017

    The Government has started the process required to sell part of the English student loan book. The sale covers loans issued under the previous (“pre-2012”) system, specifically those which entered repayment between 2002 and 2006. A loan enters repayment the April after the student has left their course. Loans held by around 450,000 borrowers are in scope of the sale. The position...

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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 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) (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 29 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 86.72% 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") 135 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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 NW London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 29 May 2012)

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