Stephen Doughty

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

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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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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Stephen Doughty has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • LGBTQ+ Afghan Refugees 21 Sep 2021

    It is a particular pleasure, Sir Gary, to serve under your chairpersonship today. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Jarrow (Kate Osborne) for securing such a crucial and timely debate and I add to her tribute to all the diplomats, officials and members of the armed forces who worked on Operation Pitting. I must set out at the outset that this debate is personal for me—and, I suspect,...
  • Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits 15 Sep 2021

    My hon. Friend is making an incredibly powerful speech that very much reflects the experience of my constituents in Cardiff South and Penarth. Does he agree that these people are also having to deal with a huge increase in food, fuel and energy prices? We are seeing inflation at record levels, having jumped to the highest rate since 1997. These people are having to spend more of their income,...
  • [Christina Rees in the Chair] 14 Sep 2021

    Will the Minister be clear about when the Welsh Government will get clarity? The fund was announced in February and, more than eight months since, there is still no clarity on the funding consequentials, nor has there been adequate co-operation on the tax and levy he refers to, as I understand it. When is that going to happen? They want to work in co-operation, as this is affecting...

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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

  • Home Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Overseas Aid
  • Dominican Republic
  • Public Expenditure
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Brexit

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development) (since 2 Sep 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (10 Apr 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (10 Apr 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 11 May 2020)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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 (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
On 15 April 2021, attested into the British Army as a part-time Reservist. Payments will be received from the Army Pay Office, Army Personnel Centre, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX. (Registered 20 April 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From August 2016, Honorary Patron (unremunerated), Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff. (Registered 16 December 2012; updated 31 August 2016)
Until 2 February 2021, Patron of Penarth and District Lesotho Trust. (Registered 01 May 2014; updated 04 March 2021)
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 7 July 2021, a trustee of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust, the governance body for the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 September 2021)

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