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.

  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

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Alan Haselhurst never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 18 Nov 2015

    In acknowledgement of the fact that sport can bring a nation together—and, for that matter, nations, as was demonstrated at Wembley last night—will my right hon. Friend ensure that, in addition to the welcome extra investment in the police and security services, investment in sports such as cricket will be maintained because they are a tool to help us face longer-term challenges...
  • Business of the House: Aviation Security 5 Nov 2015

    Having once had to witness the possibility of my young son’s teddy bear being slit open at airport security, one understands that levels of security can vary according to the perceived level of threat, but should not this terrible tragedy remind us that a common standard of security has to apply across all the airports of the world, so that whoever we are—from whichever country,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 29 Oct 2015

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that in addition to the many defects of the Type 317 rolling stock that operates on the West Anglia line, there occurred this week a case of a train stopping—screeching to a halt—between Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth apparently for lack of air? Does this not suggest that more importance should be attached to awarding the franchise to the...

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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 26 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 92.31% 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") 1055 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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