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Alan Haselhurst’s voting in Parliament
Alan Haselhurst is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Alan Haselhurst’s votes.
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
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The Gracious Speech tells us that “legislation will be introduced to ensure Britain has the infrastructure that businesses need to grow.” In the next sentence, we are promised measures to improve access to high-speed broadband. Both those commitments are of huge importance to my constituency, and to the wider Anglian region of which it forms part. The region is badly served by...
I congratulate my hon. Friend on raising this important matter. All of us who have close interest in inland airports know the huge difficulties that exist; we are only in the mitigation game and it is very important that these matters are illuminated. However, is not the tragedy relating to the point he just made about planning that we forwent the opportunity in the mid-1970s to proceed with...
I made clear my position on the need for reform, but we have to be careful. If we are going to say that private Members’ Bills should have the same degree of scrutiny as all measures brought before the House, Members will have to commit to rather more time at Westminster than there has been an appetite demonstrated for in recent years.
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Conservative MP for Saffron Walden
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Party was Deputy Speaker until 11 Apr 2005; Conservative until 16 May 2005; Deputy Speaker until 12 Apr 2010
Also represented Middleton and Prestwich
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Transport
- Leader of the House
- Overseas Students: Scholarships
- Stansted Airport
- London Airports: Night Flying
- London Airports: Passengers
Currently held offices
- Member, Finance Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Administration Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 27 Jul 2010)
- Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (25 Mar 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chairman of Ways and Means (1 May 1997 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee on Roads Safety Competence (18 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)
- Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Member, European Legislation Committee (28 May 1982 to 21 Mar 1997)
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- Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alan Haselhurst’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 92.76% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1072 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: LPA
Address of donor: Light & Power House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3AQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality for Test Match
at the Oval on 22 August 2015
; estimated value £300-£400
Date received: 22 August 2015
Date accepted: 22 August 2015
Donor status: company, registration no 686429
(Registered 14 September 2015
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My daughter Emma Haselhurst (Mrs. G. Collins) is a Director of Blue Rubicon Ltd. (Registered 03 June 2015
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