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Leo Docherty

Conservative - Aldershot

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

(since April 2021)
Leo Docherty is not a member of any APPGs
3 Former APPG memberships
Aerospace, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates
Assistant Whip
29th Jul 2019 - 21st Apr 2021
Armed Forces Bill Select Committee
22nd Feb 2021 - 22nd Feb 2021
Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
22nd Feb 2021 - 22nd Feb 2021
Committees on Arms Export Controls
10th Oct 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
10th Oct 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Defence Sub-Committee
12th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Defence Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 6th Nov 2019

Department Event
Thursday 25th November 2021
Cabinet Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
25 Nov 2021, 9:30 a.m.
Cabinet Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Friday 22nd October 2021
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 210 Conservative No votes vs 2 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 3 Noes - 336
Thursday 21st October 2021
Service Complaints Ombudsman Annual Report 2020

The MOD’S formal response to the Service Complaints Ombudsman’s (SCO) annual report for 2020 on the fairness, effectiveness and efficiency …

Written Answers
Monday 4th March 2019
Defence: Procurement
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps is he taking to support SMEs in the Defence supply …
Early Day Motions
None available
Wednesday 9th January 2019
Armed Forces (Derogation from European Convention on Human Rights) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 26th October 2020
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 16 August 2019 until 17 August 2020, a cottage in Oxfordshire owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). …
Supported Legislation
Tuesday 17th April 2018
Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Leo Docherty has voted in 376 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Kevan Jones (Labour)
(12 debate interactions)
Alan Whitehead (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
(10 debate interactions)
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(7 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(60 debate contributions)
Ministry of Defence
(53 debate contributions)
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Aldershot Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Aldershot signature proportion
Petitions with most Aldershot signatures
Leo Docherty has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Leo Docherty

Leo Docherty has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Leo Docherty, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Leo Docherty has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Leo Docherty has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Leo Docherty

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights in its application to the conduct of members of the armed forces participating in combat operations overseas; and for connected purposes.

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 9th January 2019
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Leo Docherty has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament