John Howell

MP, Henley

Henley Conservative

John Howell’s voting in Parliament

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

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

  • John Howell consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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John Howell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business 28 Apr 2016

    It has become de rigueur in this debate to congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Chesham and Amersham (Mrs Gillan), and I am absolutely delighted to congratulate her on initiating this debate and on her excellent work on the Autism Act 2009, which was also mentioned by my right hon. Friend the Member for Clwyd West (Mr Jones). I also congratulate her on all the work she has done...
  • Backbench Business - World Autism Awareness Weekbackbench Business 28 Apr 2016

    The hon. Gentleman makes a valid point. It is absolutely essential that we achieve that level of integration. We need to start by integrating the medical activities of the NHS with social care in the community, because until they are under one roof we will not have the ability to deal with these problems in the way that will be most effective for people who suffer from this condition. My...
  • Ambulatory Care 27 Apr 2016

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the use of ambulatory care. I will start by referring to the NHS England publication that prompted me to call for the debate. NHS England has recently published a multi-agency quick guide and supporting information to support local health and social care systems to reduce the time that people spend in hospital. It acknowledges that people’s...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Henley

Entered the House of Commons on 27 June 2008 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Goring and Streatley Station
  • Iran
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Witnesses
  • Iran: Nuclear Power

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • 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)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 64 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all John Howell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 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 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 122 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Howell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 134 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Non-executive director of Local Dialogue, of Tradescant Court, 77a Tradescant Road, London SW8 1XJ, a company which delivers consultation programmes. From 31 July 2015 I receive £14,000 a year, in monthly payments of £1,167, for an expected monthly commitment of around half a day. (Registered 04 August 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Winetown Ltd
Address of donor: 229 Hyde End Road, Spencers Wood, Reading RG7 1BU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Donor status: company, registration 07023010

(Registered 04 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel
Address of donor: 41 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2BY

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Airfares, local travel, accommodation and food for myself, and local travel, accommodation and food for my wife, total value £2,900

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Date of visit: 26 July to 31 July 2015

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank

(Registered 12 August 2015)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfares, accommodation, local travel and food; £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Date of visit: 14-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 23 February 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Lucy Howell, as part-time Caseworker.

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