Jo Stevens

MP, Cardiff Central

Cardiff Central Labour

Jo Stevens campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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

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Jo Stevens has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Universities: EU Grants and Loans 21 Oct 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information his Department holds on whether UK universities are being excluded from joint funding applications made with other EU universities for EU funding.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Electrification 19 Oct 2016

    I join the Secretary of State in marking the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan tragedy, and I pay tribute to the spirit and resilience of the people of Aberfan. Rail passenger numbers into our capital city station, Cardiff Central, are forecast to increase to 22 million a year by 2025, so the expansion of the station, in conjunction with the south Wales metro project that includes EU funding,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Electrification 19 Oct 2016

    In April’s Welsh questions, the Minister told the House: “The European Union makes a massive contribution to the Welsh economy: it is our largest trading partner; it supports thousands of jobs; and it ?provides significant investments for projects all around Wales.”—[Official Report, 13 April 2016; Vol. 608, c.340-341.] Four months on from the referendum result, what...

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Labour MP for Cardiff Central

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


Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Community Rehabilitation Companies
  • Reoffenders
  • Prisoners: Radicalism
  • Prison Sentences
  • Prisoners: Health Services

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (since 6 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jo Stevens’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 102 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 72.06% 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.
  • 74 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jo Stevens’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Justice Forum
Address of donor: 160 Falcon Road, London SW11 2LN

Amount or nature and value of donation in kind: Administration and coordination of the Justice Unions Parliamentary Group, which I chaired until 13 January 2016, by Union Services Parliamentary Consultancy, at a value of approx £3,000 from 3 November 2015 to 13 January 2016

Date received: 3 November 2015 to 13 January 2016

Date accepted: 1 December 2015

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 02 December 2015; updated 2 February 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Rd, TW2 7BA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Tickets for Ireland v France match, Rugby World Cup, estimated value £350

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration no 06777896

(Registered 26 October 2015)

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