Stephen Doughty

MP, Cardiff South and Penarth

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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.

However, Stephen Doughty sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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

  • Police Employer Pension Contributions 14 Nov 2018

    I wholeheartedly agree with what my right hon. Friend is saying. I have spent time over recent weeks behind the scenes with South Wales police, as part of the police service parliamentary scheme, and I have seen directly the pressures they are facing and heard the concerns about their pensions, pay and conditions. To be fair to the Minister, I know that he has been listening carefully to...
  • Delegated Legislation: Exiting the European Union (Financial Services and Markets) 14 Nov 2018

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I entirely endorse the comments made by my hon. Friend, but may I also raise a concern with you? I just asked a question of the Under-Secretary of State for Wales, the hon. Member for Selby and Ainsty (Nigel Adams), and it still appears the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government have not been informed about the status of these...
  • M4 Upgrading: South Wales — [Siobhain McDonagh in the Chair] 14 Nov 2018

    My hon. Friend makes the point about the cancellation of electrification beyond Cardiff. Does she share my concern about the delays that there have been to the electrification as far as Cardiff? We have seen that put off again and again, with delay after delay. People are enduring really poor service on the Great Western main line, which has a huge impact on transport infrastructure.

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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
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 122 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Doughty’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 109 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 82.81% 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") 316 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 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)
Name of donor: Airbus UK
Address of donor: Pegasus House, Aerospace Avenue, Filton, Bristol BS34 7PA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two day tickets, parking, food and hospitality for the Royal International Air Tattoo 2018, total value £420

Date received: 15 July 2018

Date accepted: 15 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 06846202

(Registered 14 September 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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