Alan Haselhurst

Former MP, Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Conservative

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How Alan Haselhurst voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Alan Haselhurst hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Rural Payments Agency: Basic Payment Scheme 24 Mar 2015

    Amid all the arguments, is not it simply vital to recognise that the important thing is that farmers get the money that is due to them when they need it? Echoing the words of my hon. Friend the Member for Thirsk and Malton (Miss McIntosh), there is the consolatory thought that that will allow broadband roll-out to catch up.
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Commonwealth Day 24 Mar 2015

    First, I thank colleagues for the kind remarks that have come in my direction. We are all committed to ensuring the continued strength of the Commonwealth. I am pleased so much has been said about youth and human rights. Much more work has to be done to ensure that that 60% of the Commonwealth population—young people under 30—feel that there is a point to the Commonwealth and...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Commonwealth Day 24 Mar 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. It has not escaped notice that Commonwealth day at Westminster appears to be a little bit late this year, but I am extremely grateful nevertheless to the Backbench Business Committee for finding a slot for this annual debate. I realise that, as we come to the end of the Parliament, there is great pressure on time. One thing I...

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Former Conservative MP for Saffron Walden

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Changed party from Conservative on 16 May 2005

Also represented Middleton and Prestwich


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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Overseas Students: Scholarships
  • London Airports: Night Flying
  • Stansted Airport
  • Aviation
  • London Airports: Passengers

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 18 Nov 2010)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 26 Oct 2010)
  • Chair, Administration Committee (since 27 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 27 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (since 25 Mar 2008)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 27 Jul 2010)
  • Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • 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 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 2 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 74.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 82 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1052 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Earnings from publication of novels.
£68.97 received for book sales in 2013-14. No additional hours worked. (Registered 22 April 2014)
£1,442.46 received for sales of new book. Hours: 260 hrs over 3 years. (Registered 22 April 2014)

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