Alan Whitehead

MP, Southampton, Test

Southampton, Test Labour

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.

However, Alan Whitehead sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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

  • 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...
  • Energy Bill [Lords]: Onshore Wind Generating Stations in England and Wales 9 May 2016

    Let us be clear before we go any further: this discussion does not concern manifesto commitments in any way, shape or form. The Energy Bill provides within its terms of reference a number of grace periods to mitigate the effects of the early closure of the renewables obligation on categories of schemes affected by that closure. That is a consequence of the original plan to close the...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 16 May 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Heather Corless
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 May 2015)
Name of donor: UNISON
Address of donor: 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £21,025 to joint Southampton constituency party to support three parliamentary candidates. It is not currently possible to calculate my individual share.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 28 May 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday cottage in Devon: (i). (Registered 07 November 2012)

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