Alan Whitehead

MP, Southampton, Test

Southampton, Test Labour

Alan Whitehead campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Alan Whitehead’s voting in Parliament

Alan Whitehead is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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  • Alan Whitehead generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Alan Whitehead has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 25 May 2016

    A Southampton letting agency has recently been banned from trading for three years for not giving tenants their deposits back, using them for other purposes. Letting agencies are almost completely unregulated, and it is pot luck whether Southampton residents actually get a fair deal. Does the Chancellor intend to do anything about that?
  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    We can all recognise that this Queen’s Speech contains a thin raft of legislation and that it is perhaps a Queen’s Speech in hiding for obvious reasons. It is certainly one that misses out many things that people might have thought would be included. It may not contain some terribly bad things, but we can ask a central question about it, following on from the thoughtful...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Heat Incentive 12 May 2016

    The Secretary of State did not address the question of the relationship of the renewable heat incentive proposals and finances to the UK’s contribution to the EU renewables target of 12% by 2020. As my hon. Friend the Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Jonathan Reynolds) mentioned a moment ago, we are still short of that target. Is the Secretary of State confident that the measures and...

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Labour MP for Southampton, Test

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Treasury
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Housing: Insulation
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Electricity Generation
  • Renewables Obligation

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (8 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Jun 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday cottage in Devon: (i). (Registered 07 November 2012)

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