Stephen Doughty

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

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

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • 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)

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Sanctuary Foundation
Address of donor: 3 Minerva Court, Chester CH1 4QT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance at Return & Rebuild: equipping refugees for effective leadership in the post-war Ukraine event in Windsor in my capacity as the Shadow Minister for Minister for Europe and North America, value £324
Date received: 17 July 2023
Date accepted: 17 July 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 1198534)
(Registered 27 July 2023)
Name of donor: Ditchley Park Foundation
Address of donor: Ditchley Park, Enstone, Chipping Norton OX7 4ER
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance, including meals and transfers to and from station, at 59th Ditchley Annual Lecture in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Europe and North America, value £200
Date received: 1 July 2023
Date accepted: 1 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00599389
(Registered 27 July 2023)
Name of donor: Cardiff City Football Club Limited
Address of donor: Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff CF11 8AZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance and hospitality at Wales vs Finland football match for me and a guest, value £357.60
Date received: 21 March 2024
Date accepted: 21 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 00109065
(Registered 8 April 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft
Address of donor: Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation (£199.38), flights (£167.20), transfers (£23.09), hospitality (£238.43) and conference costs (£498.78) for a member of my staff, value £1,126.88
Destination of visit: Germany (Berlin)
Dates of visit: 21 July 2023 to 25 July 2023
Purpose of visit: Due to my role as the Shadow Minister for Europe and North America, my Senior Parliamentary Researcher was invited to attend the Young Königswinter Conference in Berlin.
(Registered 17 August 2023)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
Address of donor: Merikasarminkatu 5f, 00160 Helsinki, Finland
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For my Senior Parliamentary Researcher, accommodation (£531.12), travel (£608.30) and hospitality (£299.89), value £1,439.31
Destination of visit: Finland (Helsinki)
Dates of visit: 29 August 2023 to 2 September 2023
Purpose of visit: Due to my role as Shadow Minister for Europe and North America, my staff member was invited to learn more of Finnish foreign and security policy from various officials, leaders, and third sector organisations.
(Registered 11 September 2023)
Name of donor: Yalta European Strategy Ltd
Address of donor: Third Floor, 95 The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1HH
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transportation (£82.11) and conference entry (£298.37), value £380.48
Destination of visit: Ukraine (Kyiv)
Dates of visit: 8 September 2023 to 10 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend the Yalta European Strategy Conference 2023.
(Registered 22 September 2023)
Name of donor: The Casimir Pulaski Foundation
Address of donor: 6 Oleandrow, 00-629 Warsaw, Poland
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and transfers (£169.33), accommodation (£187.77), conference entry and hospitality (£201.67), value £558.77
Destination of visit: Poland (Warsaw)
Dates of visit: 2 October 2023 to 4 October 2023
Purpose of visit: Attending and contributing to the Warsaw Security Forum in my role as Labour’s Shadow Minister for Europe and North America.
(Registered 24 October 2023)
Name of donor: Coalition for Global Prosperity (CGP) (funded by the Eleanor Crook Foundation)
Address of donor: 1 Horse Guards Avenue, London SW1A 2HU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Airport transfers and other car services (£486.30); hotel accommodation, including breakfasts £1,575.60; economy flights (£2,227.90); and food (£473.54) (value is estimated), value £4,763.34
Destination of visit: United States (Washington DC)
Dates of visit: 13 November 2023 to 16 November 2023
Purpose of visit: To take part in a cross party delegation convened by CGP's 1946 Caucus, in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Europe and North America, including discussions with US policymakers, officials and policy professionals to consider joint UK-US foreign policy challenges.
(Registered 30 November 2023)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, transfers and hospitality, value £581.50
Destination of visit: France (Paris)
Dates of visit: 25 January 2024 to 26 January 2024
Purpose of visit: To participate in the Franco-British Colloque, engaging with French and British leaders across politics, industry, media, civil society and government in my role as Shadow Minister for Europe and North America.
(Registered 7 February 2024)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: Association of Marshall Scholars
Address of donor: 67 35th Street, Unit B-513 Brooklyn, NY 11232
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with participating in a cross-party conference, accommodation (£315) and hospitality (£150), value £465
Date received: 13 January 2024 to 14 January 2024
Date accepted: 13 January 2024
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 7 February 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
Honorary Patron (unremunerated), Moorland Day Centre, Cardiff.
Date interest arose: 1 August 2016
(Registered 16 December 2012; updated 31 August 2016)
Vice-President of the Cardiff and District United Nations Association (unremunerated).
(Registered 1 May 2014)
Vice-President of The Penarth Civic Society (unremunerated).
(Registered 4 June 2014)
A trustee of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust, the governance body for the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 7 July 2021
(Registered 27 September 2021)
Name of donor: Yalta European Strategy Ltd
I attended the YES Dinner Discussion in London hosted by Yalta European Strategy Ltd in my capacity as Shadow Minister for Europe and North America. The value of this was below the registrable threshold.
Date interest arose: 20 June 2023
(Registered 22 September 2023)

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