Alan Haselhurst

MP, Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Conservative

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How Alan Haselhurst voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Alan Haselhurst hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Rail Services (Chelmsford to London) 28 Jan 2015

    The Minister will have heard my right hon. Friend the Member for Chelmsford (Mr Burns)mention the construction of a new station to the north of Chelmsford, which will be beneficial for train loading. It is intended primarily to serve the people who will be living in the Beaulieu Park development, but there is strong local feeling that the station would be more appropriately named “New...
  • Rail Services (Chelmsford to London) 28 Jan 2015

    The points that my right hon. Friend is making are absolutely correct and I endorse them on behalf of my constituents who use Chelmsford station. Does he agree that, as we look ahead, one of the components of the new franchise should be the replacement of the 94 units of type 321 rolling stock, on which most of our constituents travel, but which are not fit for purpose in terms of their...
  • House of Commons Governance 22 Jan 2015

    I join all those who have contributed to the debate in thanking members of the Committee, particularly its Chair, and congratulating them on the quality of their work. I am astonished that the report was completed in the time that was taken without sacrificing quality and thoroughness. I had suspected, with my right hon. Friend the Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross (John...

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Conservative MP for Saffron Walden

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Changed party from Conservative on 16 May 2005

Also represented Middleton and Prestwich

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Airports: Night Flying
  • Aviation
  • London Airports: Passengers
  • Aviation: Climate Change

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
  • Member, Administration Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 11 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.23% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1046 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 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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