Chris Heaton-Harris

Former MP, Daventry

Daventry Conservative

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How Chris Heaton-Harris voted
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  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Chris Heaton-Harris occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding has been allocated to (a) the arts, (b) sport and (c) heritage from the National Lottery in each of the last eight years for which figures are available; and what the aggregate equivalent figures are for (i) the arts, (ii) sport and (iii) heritage from (A) 2006 to 2010 and (B) 2010 to 2014.
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what changes to the proportion of National Lottery funding committed to (a) the arts, (b) sport and (c) heritage there have been in the last five years.
  • Petitions: Eligibility of Members to vote on certain issues in the House of Commons 24 Mar 2015

    I rise to present a petition in the same terms as that of my hon. Friend the Member for Beverley and Holderness (Mr Stuart) on behalf of my constituents in Daventry. I also have a similar one, which I carried out online, with about 300 signatures. This is the second petition that I have presented on this issue since I became a Member of Parliament. It is a very strong and current theme in...

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Former Conservative MP for Daventry

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Wind Power
  • Wind Power: Noise
  • Wind Power: Planning Permission
  • Northampton Hospital
  • European Union

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 26 Jul 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 12 Jul 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 46 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 80.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below 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.
  • 93 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 175 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:  Parliament of Hungary.
Address of donor: Budapest, Hungary.
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): three nights in a hotel plus meals, with an estimated value of £750
Destination of visit: Hungary
Date of visit: 22 – 25 October, 2014.
Purpose of visit: Political meetings and a football match against the Hungarian Parliament FC.
(Registered 20 November 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Lincoln, from which rental income is received.

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