Jo Gideon

Conservative MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

General Election 2024

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Your MP (Jo Gideon) represents you, and all of the people who live in Stoke-on-Trent Central, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
  • Free School Meals: Immigrants
  • Energy Supply: Housing
  • War Crimes: Ukraine
  • Food: Advertising
  • Food: Waste

Currently held offices

  • Member, Courts (Remote Hearings) Bill (since 8 May 2024)
  • Member, School Attendance (Duties of Local Authorities and Proprietors of Schools) Bill Committee (since 24 Apr 2024)
  • Member, High Streets (Designation, Review and Improvement Plan) Bill Committee (since 6 Mar 2024)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 6 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (Commons) (since 12 Apr 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (17 May 2023 to 29 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Child Support (Enforcement) Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 30 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 9 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Health and Care Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 2 Nov 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Courts (Remote Hearings) Bill: Clause 1 - Amendments to legislation about court hearings 15 May 2024

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on introducing this important Bill. Can he confirm that a remote hearing will be of benefit in domestic abuse cases? It is really important that domestic abuse cases are heard in this way, because it provides a critical lifeline as a safe, accessible platform for survivors to seek justice and removes the burden of a physical court appearance. The digital approach...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food: Labelling 15 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to page 15 of the report by Bite Back entitled Fuel us don't fool us, published in 2024, what steps he is taking to prevent the food industry from targeting children; and whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of requiring manufacturers to remove (a) child-appealing features and (b) misleading health...
  • Volunteers — [Caroline Nokes in the Chair] 2 May 2024

    It has been an absolute pleasure serving under your chairmanship, Ms Nokes. I think that we have had a very positive debate. We have all had the opportunity to praise some of our local charities, volunteers, and organisations that work with volunteering. As the hon. Member for Bath (Wera Hobhouse) said, volunteers come in all shapes and sizes. I have to slightly disagree with the hon....

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Businessfore
Address of donor: c/o Kerry London Ltd, Premier House, 52 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3RJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 15 August 2023)
Name of donor: Carlton Club Political Committee
Address of donor: 69 St James's Street, London SW1A 1PJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 15 August 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: GivEnergy Ltd
Address of donor: Unit 1, Brymbo Road, Newcastle, Staffordshire ST5 9HX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Sponsored MP Sustainability Support and associated costs, value £3,500
Date received: 1 March 2024
Date accepted: 1 March 2024
Donor status: company, registration 11571089
(Registered 25 March 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Environment Network
Address of donor: 9 Byford Court Crockatt Road, Hadleigh, Ipswich IP7 6RD
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation, taxis, food and drink, value £1,640
Destination of visit: Norway (Bergen and Oslo)
Dates of visit: 25 September 2023 to 28 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To undertake site visits to energy projects and to meet members of the Conservative Party in Norway to discuss environmental issues.
(Registered 16 October 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (flat)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Kent
(Registered 11 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Chairman of Trustees (unpaid) of the Harper-Lee Foundation, a charity raising awareness of the risk to children from foreign body ingestion such as from buttons and coin batteries.
Date interest arose: 29 November 2021
(Registered 29 November 2021)

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