Gerald Howarth

MP, Aldershot

Aldershot Conservative

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How Gerald Howarth voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Gerald Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Kew Gardens — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] 16 Dec 2014

    Before my hon. Friend finishes, may I say how strongly I support his message to the Minister that he should be talking to DFID? The Department for International Development is simply awash with cash. It has had a bung of an extra 5 billion in the past four years. So much of the work that Kew does is overseas, helping developing countries, so I am sure that my hon. Friend and I can make...
  • Kew Gardens — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] 16 Dec 2014

    I am delighted to take part in the debate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Richmond Park (Zac Goldsmith) on presenting such a cogent and comprehensive case for the support of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. I agree with every word that the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) said. I hope the message will go out that there is substantial unanimity across the...
  • Kew Gardens — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] 16 Dec 2014

    Absolutely; required reading. The article said: “The nation would, of course, be mad to let this treasure go, but that, in the worst possible sense, is what our elected representatives are doing already.” Notwithstanding the funding that has been given, which I regard as temporary plastering, we need a fundamental, long-term solution, to preserve the fantastic work being done at Kew.

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Conservative MP for Aldershot

Entered 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 (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Defence (20 May 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Defence (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — 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 63.85% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below 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") 963 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to CNU Online Holdings LLC (Enova), of 200W Jackson Blvd Suite 500, Chicago IL 60600. The role involved advising on the effects of legislative changes and other matters, until 31 December 2013. (£15,001-£20,000) (Registered 4 June 2013; updated 23 January 2014)
30 September 2013, received £5,000. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2013)
23 December 2013, received £5,000. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 23 January 2014)
Consultant to Blenheim Capital Services Ltd of Level 2, 3 Sheldon Square, London W2 6HY. The role involves providing business advice. (Registered 4 June 2013)
Consultant to Sigma Energy, Castle Acre Industrial Estate, Swaffham, PE37 7HY. The role involves providing business advice. (Registered 2 September 2013)
11 September 2013, received £2,000. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2013)
29 October 2013, received £4,000. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2013)
4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: R Collard Ltd
(b) Address of donor: Eversley Haulage Park, Brickhouse Hill, Eversley, Hook RG27 0PZ
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(b) Date of receipt: 10 November 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 10 November 2014
(b) Donor status: company, registration 3002310
(b) (Registered 24 November 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: day pass and lunch at the Chelsea Flower Show on 20 May 2014 for Sir Gerald and Lady Howarth at £702 per person; total: £1,404.
Date of receipt of donation: 28 March 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 1 April 2014
Donor status: Company, number 01501573
(Registered 21 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: (1) Farnborough International Limited, (2) Bahraini Ministry of Transportation
Address of donor: (1) Farnborough International Ltd., ShowCentre, ETPS Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6FD; (2) PO Box 586,, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) airfare: £2,521, taxis: £42; (2) hotel accommodation: £288
Destination of visit: Bahrain
Date of visit: 15-18 January 2014
Purpose of visit: I was invited by the Bahraini Minister of Transportation to attend the Bahrain International Airshow which is organised in part by Farnborough International Ltd, based in my constituency.
(Registered 29 January 2014)
Name of donor: The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)
Address of donor: 73 Netftchilar Avenue, Baku, AZ1000, The Republic of Azerbaijan
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,000 including flights, internal travel and notional costs.
Destination of visit: Baku, Azerbaijan
Date of visit: 6-8 October 2014
Purpose of visit: a delegation to discuss relations between the UK and Azerbaijan and meetings with political and business representatives.
(Registered 19 November 2014)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 2 above.

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