Oliver Heald

MP, North East Hertfordshire

North East Hertfordshire Conservative

Oliver Heald campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Oliver Heald’s voting in Parliament

Oliver Heald is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Oliver Heald’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Oliver Heald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • EU Council 29 Jun 2016

    The Prime Minister will be aware that North Hertfordshire voted to stay in the EU. Many of our businesses rely on the single market, and many of my constituents work in London in insurance, financial services and legal work. Does he agree that part of this negotiation must be about the passporting arrangements that enable these service interests to do so well? I do not know whether that was...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: South Sudan: Overseas Aid 29 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of her Department's work in South Sudan.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Starter Homes 6 Jun 2016

    My right hon. Friend will be aware that, in villages in places such as North East Hertfordshire, it is very expensive for young people to own a home. Will this scheme or any other scheme the Government are promoting at the moment help young people in villages in areas such as North East Hertfordshire to make a start with getting a home of their own?

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Conservative MP for North East Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Hertfordshire North

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Cabinet Office
  • Mental Health
  • Departmental Internet
  • Departments: Manpower
  • Departmental Consultants
  • Departmental Information Officers

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
  • The Solicitor-General (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 15 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (26 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (22 Oct 2007 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (15 Jun 2004 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (9 Dec 2003 to 13 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Cabinet Minister (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Administration Committee (22 Jun 1998 to 21 Feb 2000)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (6 Jul 1995 to 2 May 1997)
  • Member, Employment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 31 Oct 1994)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 June 2015, until further notice, strategic adviser for Weightmans LLP, Peat House, 1 Waterloo Way, Leicester LE1 6LP. I expect to receive £15,000 a year in return for 60 hours' work. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 04 June 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: Royston Conservative Club
Address of donor: Kneesworth St, Royston, SG8 5AA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 04 June 2015; updated 13 July 2015)
Name of donor: Martin Lewis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: use of a people carrier car from 17 April to 7 May; value £4,800

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015; updated 13 July 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Christine Heald, as Office Manager.

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