David Johnston

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

Former Conservative MP for Wantage

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David Johnston is a former MP for Wantage.

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Former Conservative MP for Wantage

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

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


Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Cop26
  • Agriculture: Curriculum
  • Question
  • Solar Power: Space Technology
  • Carbon Emissions
  • Cop26

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)

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