Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How John Howell voted on key issues
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for a smoking banDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The allegations are extremely serious, indeed. Notwithstanding what the Home Secretary has said about the general nature of policing, they show that there is a great need to change the culture of policing in this country. She has put a lot of faith in bringing in outside talent, but does she really think that that is enough?
Let me apologise, Dr McCrea, because I may not be able to stay to the end of this debate, depending on when it finishes, as I have another meeting to attend. I will make a short contribution picking up on the historical implications of this issue, which my hon. Friend the Member for Salisbury (John Glen) mentioned. I declare two interests: first, I am a member of the all-party group on...
I thank my hon. Friend for that comment. I fully accept his point, but we cannot undo what has been done historically, and we have to take the major benefits that came out of it, in terms of reducing noise and traffic pollution. We would like to get back to the amount of noise and traffic pollution being reduced, so that people can explore the world heritage landscape in its entirety. The aim...
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Conservative MP for Henley
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Goring and Streatley Station
- Ordnance Survey
- Planning Permission: Appeals
- Housing: Low Incomes
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (15 Jul 2008 to 11 May 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 7 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 90.32% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 97 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)