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.

This is a selection of John Howell’s votes.

  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT 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

  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    That was 63% across the UK, not just in my constituency.
  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I, too, praise my hon. Friend the Member for Reading West (Alok Sharma) for securing this important debate. I also praise those who lie behind it, not only for backing the debate, but for their petition. This important issue has been raised with me by constituents on a number of occasions. I, too, have raised it with the...
  • Dangerous Driving Penalties — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 17 Sep 2015

    I thank my hon. Friend for her excellent remarks and for providing yet more examples of what my hon. Friend the Member for Reading West was discussing when he opened the debate. I hope that the Minister will be able to respond to the various cases. The point that my hon. Friend the Member for Wealden (Nusrat Ghani) made about the criminal process is a good one, and one on which I would like...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)

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)


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  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.89% 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Howell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Sep 2015.

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: Aubrey Adams
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 March 2015)
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my daughter, Lucy Howell, as part-time Caseworker.

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