Jo Gideon

Conservative MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

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Recent appearances

  • Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill: New Clause 1 - The Genetic Technology Authority 31 Oct 2022

    It is always a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon). I think we have had a very thoughtful and good-humoured discussion. It is clear that animal welfare is a key feature for both sides of this House. I just want to mention amendment 7, with which I have a great deal of sympathy, but I will not be supporting it because I think the question of labelling needs to be...
  • National Food Strategy and Food Security 27 Oct 2022

    Does the hon. Gentleman agree that consumers also need to be re-educated on the fact that strawberries do not grow for 12 months of the year, for example, and supermarkets will inevitably have different offers of our own produce at different times of the year?
  • National Food Strategy and Food Security 27 Oct 2022

    It is a particular pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy), with whom I sat on the all-party parliamentary group on the national food strategy, which has been disbanded. She covered a comprehensive range of issues that needed to be spoken about, so I will try not to cover some of them. I have consistently highlighted the need for a robust food system to ensure...

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Conservative MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Treasury
  • Free School Meals: Immigrants
  • Absent Voting: Visual Impairment
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  • Air Pollution
  • Food: Advertising

Currently held offices

  • Member, Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Health and Care Bill Committee (since 7 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (Commons) (since 12 Apr 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Address of donor: 63 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1PH

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transfers and an excursion, total value £663.79

Destination of visit: Cadenabbia, Italy

Dates of visit: 1-3 April 2022

Purpose of visit: German British Dialogue.

(Registered 12 May 2022)
Name of donor: Coalition for Global Prosperity
Address of donor: 1 Horse Guards Avenue, London SW1A 2HU

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Fights £693.96; accommodation £421.61; food and subsistence £80; total value £1,195.57

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 10-14 April 2022

Purpose of visit: UK Parliamentary Delegation to clear landmines with the Mine Advisory Group, meet with displaced Syrian refugees and meeting with officials.

(Registered 12 May 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Kent: (i). (Registered 11 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 29 November 2021, 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. (Registered 29 November 2021)

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