Jo Johnson

MP, Orpington

Orpington Conservative

Jo Johnson campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jo Johnson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jo Johnson’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jo Johnson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education: Part-time Education 20 Jan 2017

    The Government believes that studying part-time can bring enormous benefits for individuals, the economy and employers, and is committed to helping part-time learners. Up-front fee loans for eligible part-time students were introduced in 2012/13 and we are further enhancing the student finance package for part-time students by introducing full-time equivalent maintenance loans in 2018/19....
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Overseas Students: EU Nationals 19 Jan 2017

    The information requested is not available. Destinations of students six months after leaving UK higher education are collected and published annually by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) as part of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. However, the location of residence of higher education leavers is not collected in the DLHE survey. Latest statistics...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Universities: China and India 19 Jan 2017

    The Government is actively promoting the role of UK universities in China and India through Government-to-Government forums and bilateral programmes. We recognise the educational, economic and diplomatic importance of international higher education collaboration for the UK. At the UK-China Education Summit in September 2015, I signed a new UK-China Partners in Education Framework with...

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Conservative MP for Orpington

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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) (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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 20 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 87.63% 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.
  • 125 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 111 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 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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