Gerald Howarth

MP, Aldershot

Aldershot Conservative

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How Gerald Howarth voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails

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Gerald Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    I welcome the Prime Minister’s determination that Russia must cease its support for the separatists, but surely, as my right hon. Friends have said, the time for empty threats is over. Surely all civilised Governments, not just European Union members, must now combine to adopt really effective sanctions in order to make clear to Mr Putin that he can no longer pursue his lawless banditry...
  • Business of the House: The UK’s Justice and Home Affairs Opt-outs 10 Jul 2014

    I am delighted to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Harwich and North Essex (Mr Jenkin) and, indeed, my right hon. Friend the Member for Banbury (Sir Tony Baldry)—a brother knight who had the responsibility of looking after my old school at Bloxham. I have always had great affection for my right hon. Friend the Member for Banbury, even though he has been somewhat unsound on...
  • Business of the House: The UK’s Justice and Home Affairs Opt-outs 10 Jul 2014

    My hon. Friend is right, and I set out earlier what I felt the dilemma to be. Undoubtedly, the Home Secretary and Justice Secretary are receiving shed-loads of advice from law enforcement agencies, saying that we must protect the European arrest warrant and all our ties with our European partners because to do otherwise would make our task of enforcing law and order more and more difficult. I...

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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 51 debates in the last year — 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 64.50% 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") 945 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £340 on 17 October 2012 for article for the Telegraph Media Group, Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1 0DT. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 14 June 2013)
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)
1 August 2013, received £2,000 for August 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (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)
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: Farnborough International Limited
Address of donor: Farnborough International Ltd., ShowCentre, ETPS Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6FD. 
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Transport and overnight accommodation with a total cost of £1,996. 
Destination of visit: Paris Air Show
Date of visit: 17-18 June 2013
Purpose of visit: to help promote upgrade plans for the Farnborough International Airshow
(Registered 10 July 2013)
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)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 2 above.

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