Stephen Doughty

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

@SDoughtyMP https://facebook.com/StephenDoughtyMP

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control 17 Jul 2020

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the data his Department holds on the (a) prevalence rate, (b) R rate and (c) total number of infections assessed by the UK Government to be present in (i) France, (ii) Italy, (iii) Spain, (iv) Iran, (v) USA, (vi) China, (vii) Belgium (viii) Paris, (ix) Milan, (x) Brussels, (xi) Madrid, (xii) Tehran, (xiii) Wuhan,...
  • Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism 15 Jul 2020

    I wholeheartedly welcome this order and endorse the comments by my hon. Friends and from the SNP Benches. Across the House, one thing we all have in common is the view that these groups are utterly despicable and need the strongest action to be taken against them. The tactics, ideology, and methods that the Minister rightly outlined in relation to FKD are deeply disturbing, and are...
  • Flammable Cladding Removal 14 Jul 2020

    My hon. Friend is making crucial points about the UK Government’s responsibilities in this area, and of course fire safety issues go well beyond the issue of cladding to other matters such as compartmentation and other fire safety measures. Does my hon. Friend agree that the original developers of buildings also need to take a huge responsibility? In my constituency, Laing O’Rourke is...

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 10 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ad hoc consultancy/research services to be provided over the period 1 July 2019 to 31 July 2019. I will receive these services jointly with another Member and my share is valued at approximately £2,125. Total value £4,250.

Date received: 1 July 2019 to 31 July 2019

Date accepted: 1 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 04 July 2019; updated 30 December 2019)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ad hoc consultancy/research services to be provided over the period 1 August 2019 to 31 August 2019. I will receive these services jointly with another Member and my share is valued at approximately £2,125. Total value £4,250.

Date received: 1 August 2019 to 31 August 2019

Date accepted: 1 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 19 August 2019; updated 30 December 2019)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ad hoc consultancy/research services to be provided over the period 1 September 2019 to 30 September 2019. I will receive these services jointly with other Members and my share is valued at approximately £1,417. Total value £4,250.

Date received: 1 September 2019 to 30 September 2019

Date accepted: 1 September 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 16 September 2019)
Name of donor: USDAW
Address of donor: 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 2 October 2019

Date accepted: 2 October 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 02 October 2019; updated 08 October 2019 and 19 December 2019)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ad hoc

consultancy/research services to be provided over the period 1 October 2019 to

31 October 2019. I will receive these services jointly with other Members and

my share is valued at approximately £1,417. Total value £4,250.

Date received: 1 October 2019 to 31 October 2019

Date accepted: 1 October 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 17 October 2019)
Name of donor: BM Creative Management Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor York House, 23 Kingsway, London WC2B 6UJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 10 October 2019

Date accepted: 10 October 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05635995

(Registered 18 December 2019)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to support my re-election campaign

Date received: 18 November 2019

Date accepted: 18 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 January 2020)
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Garley House, 17 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0TB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: in-kind donation of campaign office, value £750

Date received: 07 November 2019

Date accepted: 07 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 January 2020)
Name of donor: Musicians Union
Address of donor: 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9HA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 to support my re-election campaign

Date received: 21 November 2019

Date accepted: 21 November 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 January 2020)
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 until 10 December 2019, Joint Director (unremunerated) of the Labour Campaign for the Single Market Ltd. (Registered 07 June 2018; updated 18 December 2019)

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