David Johnston

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for Wantage

David Johnston’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Prisoners: Children 25 Sep 2023

    Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 sets out local areas’ responsibilities to provide support and services. It highlights dependent children of imprisoned parents as a cohort which practitioners should be particularly aware of and should provide the appropriate needs-based advice and support to where needed. The department’s ambition is for every family to receive the right...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Special Educational Needs 25 Sep 2023

    In the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Alternative Provision (AP) Improvement Plan, published in March 2023, the department outlined its commitment to ensuring that children and young people with SEND or attending AP enjoy their childhood, achieve good outcomes and feel well prepared for adulthood and employment To ensure teachers have the knowledge and skills to deliver...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Alternative Education: Special Educational Needs 25 Sep 2023

    School attendance is mandatory. Regular attendance at school is vital for children’s education, wellbeing and long-term development. To promote strong attendance, all schools should be calm, safe, and supportive environments where pupils and staff can thrive in safety and respect. The department understands that barriers to attendance are wide and complex, particularly for pupils with...

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Conservative MP for Wantage

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


Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Cop26
  • Crown Prosecution Service: Coronavirus
  • Solar Power: Space Technology
  • Cop26
  • Dementia: Care Homes
  • Domestic Abuse: Victims

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (since 31 Aug 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Committee (19 Jul 2023 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] Committee (23 Nov 2022 to 27 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill Committee (16 Nov 2022 to 23 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 7 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (21 Oct 2021 to 27 Oct 2021)
  • Member, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill Committee (21 Jul 2021 to 6 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee ( 1 Mar 2021 to 15 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Education Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 19 Oct 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: John Nash
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 15 December 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Charlesbye Strategy
Address of donor: 20 St Thomas Street, London SE1 1RS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality to attend England v Australia at the Oval, value £599
Date received: 25 July 2023
Date accepted: 25 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 13231882
(Registered 31 July 2023)

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