Gerald Howarth

MP, Aldershot

Aldershot Conservative

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How Gerald Howarth voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Gerald Howarth occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • The Chairman of Ways and Means took the Chair as Deputy Speaker (Standing Order No. 3) — European Union (Referendum) Bill 17 Oct 2014

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on his Bill, and am proud to be a sponsor of it. He has mentioned Harold Macmillan. Harold Macmillan, of course, negotiated our membership of something called the European Economic Community, and that is what people voted on at the time. They thought that it was a trading arrangement, but it has morphed into the European Union, which has become a vehicle to...
  • Business of the House: ISIL: Iraq and Syria 16 Oct 2014

    First, may I pay tribute to my right hon. Friend’s serious endeavours to get to grips with some very complex problems? He said that having boots on the ground was essential. To ask a crisp question, what are the prospects of getting the Iraqi army retrained—
  • Business of the House: ISIL: Iraq and Syria 16 Oct 2014

    Or others, as my hon. Friend says. It was a matter of extraordinary surprise, after the investment made by British and American troops in training the Iraqis, that they collapsed in the face of the enemy.

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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 59 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 64.47% 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") 957 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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)
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)
7. Overseas benefits and gifts
See my entry under Category 2 above.

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