Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

Cardiff South and Penarth Labour/Co-operative

Stephen Doughty’s voting in Parliament

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Stephen Doughty

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Social Security 22 Jun 2017

    We of course have a Labour Government in Wales who are committed to building 20,000 new homes, and who are building new social housing and council housing in Cardiff as I speak. Does the Secretary of State agree that lessons also need to be learned from Wales about its different approach to fire safety, including the fact that we introduced measures requiring sprinkler systems to be fitted in...
  • Business of the House 22 Jun 2017

    I second the request made by my hon. Friend the Member for Cardiff North (Anna McMorrin), who it is great to welcome to this House, about the shameful decision of Tesco, which affects nearly 100 of my own constituents. I also pay tribute to USDAW, which is working to support those workers. May I ask the Leader of the House for a debate in Government time on historical injustices,...
  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    May I praise the united response of Cardiff communities, particularly faith communities, to the recent attacks, both in condemnation and in solidarity with London and Manchester, especially given the shocking news that the alleged attacker in Finsbury Park was living in Cardiff? The Home Secretary mentioned a forum to tackle the internet issue. The fact is that there is still far-right and...

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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
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Overseas Aid
  • Dominican Republic
  • Public Expenditure
  • Developing Countries: HIV Infection
  • Defence Infrastructure Organisation

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)

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  • Has spoken in 79 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Doughty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 147 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • 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.
  • 58 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Stephen Doughty’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 233 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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: three tickets to the Royal International Air Tattoo plus hospitality, value £318 (£106 per person)

Date received: 10 July 2016

Date accepted: 10 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 02473840

(Registered 31 August 2016)
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)
Until July 2016, Member (unremunerated), ACT Schools Governance Committee, Cardiff. (Registered 20 June 2014; updated 31 August 2016)

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