Gerald Howarth

MP, Aldershot

Aldershot Conservative

A selection of Gerald Howarth's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Details

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Gerald Howarth sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Education and Adoption Bill 22 Jun 2015

    I am extremely grateful to my right hon. Friend for giving way, especially because I have not been able to hear all of her comments on the Bill. That part of the Bill concerns me. I wonder whether she can reassure me and others who are concerned about the zeal with which some local authorities pursue adoption, and reassure us that the measures she proposes will not shortcut the system. I have...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 17 Jun 2015

    Today’s unemployment figures provide further compelling evidence of the strength of the United Kingdom’s economic recovery, thanks in large measure to the long-term economic plan for this country. But given the strength of that recovery, may I lodge an appeal to my right hon. Friend that we now commit to spending 2% of GDP on our defences, both to plug the military capability gaps...

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Conservative MP for Aldershot

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Cannock and Burntwood

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • QinetiQ
  • Military Aircraft
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Future Rapid Effects System
  • Warships

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (23 Jul 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Sound Broadcasting Committee (17 Feb 1987 to 15 May 1987)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 written questions in the last year — 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 81.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 978 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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