Jo Stevens

MP, Cardiff Central

Cardiff Central Labour

Jo Stevens’s voting in Parliament

Jo Stevens is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Jo Stevens sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jo Stevens generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Jo Stevens generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jo Stevens’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jo Stevens’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jo Stevens has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Jul 2017

    Currently, it is taking a minimum of 48 weeks for people appealing Home Office decisions denying them asylum status to have their appeal heard. When they get a date, it is many months ahead. This is completely unacceptable. During that time, they cannot work or contribute to the UK economy, as many of them are capable of doing and wish to do. Can we have a debate in Government time, as soon...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Cardiff Central 20 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Cardiff Central constituency have had their original personal independence payments decision overturned as a result of (a) mandatory reconsideration and (b) an appeal hearing in each year for which data is available.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Cardiff Central 20 Jul 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of constituents in Cardiff Central constituency who were categorised as lifelong recipients of disability living allowance were subsequently judged as ineligible for personal independence payments in each year for which data is available.

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Labour MP for Cardiff Central

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Jo Stevens campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Wales Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Community Rehabilitation Companies
  • Wales Office: Christmas
  • Reoffenders
  • Prisoners: Radicalism
  • Parc Prison

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (13 Mar 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (6 Oct 2016 to 27 Jan 2017)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (13 Jan 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Jan 2016 to 6 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (28 Oct 2015 to 21 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (9 Sep 2015 to 21 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 1 Feb 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Jo Stevens’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 115 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
  • 72 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Stevens’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Prior to my election, I practised as a solicitor and was part owner and director of a solicitors firm, Thompsons Solicitors LLP, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LW, a limited liability partnership. I resigned on 8 May 2015. Between May 2015 and February 2018, I will receive profit share payments attributable to the period up to my departure from the practice. (Registered 5 June 2015; updated 26 October 2015)

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