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Jo calls for greater sensitivity after Southeastern fare hikes

On behalf of rail users in Orpington, I have this morning urged Southeastern executives to show restraint in setting next year’s fares and greater sensitivity to the hardship such massive price increases will cause many households.

Jo endorses Boris for a second term as London's Mayor

Jo Johnson MP for Orpington said:

“I’m thrilled he’s standing for re-election as he is passionately committed to the next stage of his plans for the capital and is fighting to make sure we make critical investments in London’s public services, such as CrossRail and other big transport infrastructure projects.”

Jo supports review of UK-US Extradition Treaty

News Shopper: MP backs golf club president in US extradition fight

Daily Mail: Fresh affront to British justice as golf club president is extradited to U.S. over FBI sting

Daily Telegraph: Suburban golfer faces extradition to US under 'one-sided' treaty

Jo speaks in Global Poverty debate

Joseph Johnson (Orpington) (Con): I congratulate all those who made their maiden speeches today. They have made the afternoon fly by, such has been their quality.

Jo sworn in as the new MP for Orpington

In the House of Commons, an MP must swear an Oath of Allegiance before taking his or her seat. Jo was sworn in and was then congratulated by Mr Speaker.