Alan Haselhurst

MP, Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Conservative

Alan Haselhurst’s voting in Parliament

Alan Haselhurst is a Conservative MP, and so 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
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Alan Haselhurst never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Airports Commission: Final Report 26 Nov 2015

    On my right hon. Friend’s point about Heathrow being congested, that is partly because it operates its two runways in alternate mode. If it were not doing so—local people do not want this change—it would get 216 extra slots per day.
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Airports Commission: Final Report 26 Nov 2015

    The hon. Gentleman touches on Birmingham airport. Is he aware that HS2, which is not favoured by every hon. Member, will apparently make the journey between Birmingham airport and central London in 36 minutes? It takes rather longer than that from Stansted and, possibly, from Luton.
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Airports Commission: Final Report 26 Nov 2015

    I, too, am grateful for the opportunity to have this debate. It is our first opportunity to discuss the Davies commission and it is giving us an early view of how colleagues will be disobliging to each other in the course of deploying their arguments. My interest in this matter goes back a long way, as the Official Report will bear witness. I often think that when I die, the word...

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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

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Leader of the House
  • Overseas Students: Scholarships
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Airports: Night Flying
  • Aviation
  • 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 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.42% 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.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alan Haselhurst’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1056 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr M. Pawsey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 March 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: LPA Group PLC
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
I employ my wife Lady (Angela) Haselhurst, as Office Manager.
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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