Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Stephen Doughty’s voting in Parliament

Stephen Doughty is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

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  • Stephen Doughty voted for fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Labour/Co-operative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Continued participation in the European Arrest Warrant 11 Sep 2018

    If what the Government seek to achieve is no different from new clause 1, the Minister should just vote for it. I ask him in all seriousness, what message does he have for the 80 Members on his own Back Benches who threaten to vote down the Chequers deal because of their concerns about European Court of Justice oversight of those security arrangements? I see the hon. Member for North East...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Continued participation in the European Arrest Warrant 11 Sep 2018

    I do not want to detain the House for long, but having served as a member of the Bill Committee I wanted to put on the record some of my concerns about the new clauses and amendments in this group. I wholeheartedly support new clause 1, tabled in the name of my hon. Friend the Member for Torfaen (Nick Thomas-Symonds). I cannot see any reason why the Government would want to reject it given...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Continued participation in the European Arrest Warrant 11 Sep 2018

    I completely agree with what my hon. Friend has said, and I support the new clause. Does he share my concern that the current Brexit Secretary has a track record of voting against home affairs and justice co-operation before taking up his current post, and does he believe that that is reconcilable with the Government’s stated objective of close security co-operation? This is no-brainer...

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 2012 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

Stephen Doughty campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for International Development
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Overseas Aid
  • Dominican Republic
  • Developing Countries: HIV Infection
  • Public Expenditure
  • Brexit

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (28 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (28 Oct 2015 to 6 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Oct 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (26 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 123 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Doughty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 130 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 313 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Airbus Group UK
Address of donor: Floor 2, Wellington House, 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance at an evening roundtable discussion with hospitality. Value, including dinner and a share of room hire, £150.

Date received: 28 November 2017

Date accepted: 28 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 02473840

(Registered 18 January 2018; updated 01 February 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From August 2016, Honorary Patron (unremunerated), Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff. (Registered 16 December 2012; updated 31 August 2016)
Patron of Penarth and District Lesotho Trust (Registered 01 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of the Cardiff and District United Nations Association (Registered 01 May 2014)
Vice-President (unremunerated) of The Penarth Civic Society (Registered 04 June 2014)
From 23 May 2018, Joint Director (unremunerated) of the Labour Campaign for the Single Market Ltd. (Registered 07 June 2018)

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