Jo Johnson

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

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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 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: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee 17 Oct 2017

    Science and Technology: Work of the Science Minister. 11:30 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
    Witnesses: Joseph Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Sharon Ellis, Director, International Science and Innovation, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Strathclyde University: Photonics 16 Oct 2017

    We have been clear from the start that the Scottish Government should be fully engaged in our exit from the EU. The UK Government’s paper, Collaboration on Science and Innovation: A Future Partnership Paper, provides a basis for further discussion, including with the Scottish Government, on the future partnership the UK wants to build with the EU. We are committed to positive and...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Strathclyde University: Photonics 16 Oct 2017

    The Scottish Office met recently with the Principal at the Centre of Photonics for Applied Photonics at the University of Strathclyde. The Centre for Applied Photonics is one of around 20 Fraunhofer Research Centres based around the world, including countries outside the EU, such as the Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems and the Faunhofer Center for Solar Energy Technologies...

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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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 27 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Johnson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 154 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Codemasters Software Company Ltd
Address of donor: Codemasters Campus, Stoneythorpe, Southam CV47 2DL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £21,000

Date received: 19 May 2017

Date accepted: 19 May 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02044132

(Registered 09 June 2017)
Name of donor: Jeremy Lloyd
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 12 June 2017

Date accepted: 12 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Franco British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Road, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and food to a value of £600

Destination of visit: Paris

Dates of visit: 26-28 January 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend the Franco -British Colloque's 2017 conference.

(Registered 21 April 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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