John Howell

MP, Henley

Henley Conservative

John Howell’s voting in Parliament

John Howell is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, John Howell sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • John Howell consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • John Howell generally voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Howell’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Howell’s full vote analysis page for more.

John Howell never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: BBC Charter Review 16 Jul 2015

    I used to be a presenter for BBC World Service Television, so I am not one of the BBC-phobic MPs on the Conservative Back Benches, but I understand the need for reform. Independent production in this country is a particularly vibrant and healthy sector. Can my right hon. Friend assure me that during the review he will examine the relationship between the BBC and the independent sector in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Water Cannon 15 Jul 2015

    The Home Secretary has commented on the powers that the police have to deal with such situations without the use of water cannon, but she has also commissioned a study on the use of Tasers. I wonder whether this is not the time for a comprehensive assessment of those powers and how they can be used.
  • Cremation of Infants (England) 8 Jul 2015

    What excuse was given by the crematorium? Perhaps my hon. Friend will come on to that.

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Conservative MP for Henley

Entered the House of Commons on 27 June 2008 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Work and Pensions
  • Goring and Streatley Station
  • Iran
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Witnesses
  • Iran: Nuclear Power

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (8 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — 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 98.11% 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.
  • 121 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Howell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 111 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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