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: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 14 Jan 2019

    I had never rebelled against the Government before this month. I wish to use the brief time I have to set out four reasons why I shall vote against the deal tomorrow. First, I believe that the Government are selling this package to the House on the false premise that we are somehow going to have a trade deal in place by the end of 2020. As Sir Nick Macpherson, the former permanent secretary...
  • Leaving the EU: European Union (Withdrawal) Act 14 Jan 2019

    Has the Chancellor by any chance read the powerful letter in today’s Financial Times from the former EU Financial Services Commissioner, Jonathan Hill? He said that he had yet to meet anybody who felt that the Norway model would work for the UK’s financial services industry. In fact, he felt that EEA members had so little influence on the EU’s rule making for financial services that...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [5th Allotted Day] 9 Jan 2019

    I obviously agree with the Minister’s point about the fantasy policies of the Labour party, but I am afraid the Government themselves are indulging in fantasies. Is it not time that the Government set out a realistic basis for this debate? As the former permanent secretary to the Treasury, Sir Nick Macpherson, said the other day, there is no chance at all of us concluding a trade deal with...

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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)

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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  • Has spoken in 43 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 87.84% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 267 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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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