Stephen Doughty

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Stephen Doughty is a British Labour Party politician who has been the member of parliament (MP) for Cardiff South and Penarth since 2012.

Doughty worked as a a senior policy adviser on poverty, development, trade and humanitarian affairs to secretary of state Douglas Alexander at the Department for International Development for the previous Labour Government.

He previously was a campaigner for international charities such as World Vision and Oxfam, and worked on the Make Poverty History and Robin Hood Taxcampaign. [1]

In the 2015 general election, Doughty was re-elected with 43 per cent of the vote. He defeated his closest rival Emma Warman with a majority of 7,453. [2]


  • 2012: Elected Labour and Co-operative MP for Cardiff South and Penarth
  • 2011: Chief executive, Oxfam Wales
  • 2010: Head of essential services campaign, Oxfam International
  • 2009: Special adviser to the Secretary of State for International Development
  • 2006: Head of UK and EU government affairs, Oxfam GB
  • 2004: Policy adviser/head of campaigns, World Vision UK



  1. About Stephen, accessed 24 October 2014
  2. ELECTION RESULT: Stephen Doughty wins Cardiff South and Penarth seat Penarth Times, 8 May 2015, accessed 12 May 2015
  3. 'Freedom Declared: Who we are', Freedom Declared website, undated, accessed 6 November 2015