Leo Docherty

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

Former Conservative MP for Aldershot

@LeoDochertyUK https://facebook.com/pg/LeoDocherty4Aldershot

About your former Member of Parliament

Leo Docherty is a former MP for Aldershot.

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Former Conservative MP for Aldershot

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Brain: Tumours
  • Schools: Sports
  • Public Spaces Protection Orders
  • Armed Forces: Mental Health Services
  • Knives: Crime

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces) (since 26 Mar 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and International Committee of the Red Cross (Status) Bill (29 Feb 2024 to 6 Mar 2024)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (27 Oct 2022 to 26 Mar 2024)
  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) ( 7 Sep 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence) (21 Apr 2021 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (25 Feb 2021 to 14 Apr 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (22 Feb 2021 to 22 Feb 2021)
  • Assistant Whip (29 Jul 2019 to 21 Apr 2021)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Sub-Committee (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Defence Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: British Antarctic Territory: Security 24 May 2024

    HMS PROTECTOR, the Royal Navy’s Ice Patrol Ship, deployed to Antarctic during the last Austral Summer, as it does most years. This presence reaffirms UK sovereignty over the British Antarctic Territory, as well as observing the presence of other nations and carrying out inspections in compliance with Article VII of the Antarctic Treaty.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Exercises: NATO 24 May 2024

    Due to the high volume of activity already in the pipeline, the Department does not currently have any plans to increase training on the UK Defence Training Estate with partners or allies (NATO or otherwise) within the next 12 months.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ukraine: Military Aid 24 May 2024

    Under Operation INTERFLEX, the UK along with support from its allies has trained over 40,000 Ukrainian recruits to date. This is part of the broader training programme administered by the Ukrainian Government.

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