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Conservative MP for Daventry
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Chris Heaton-Harris voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Energy and Climate Change, Home Department, Communities and Local Government, Justice, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Wind Power, Wind Power: Planning Permission, Wind Power: Noise, Human Rights, European Union
(based on written questions asked by Chris Heaton-Harris and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Petrol Prices (15 May 2013)
“Daventry residents will be unsurprised by the Commission’s raids on oil companies last night. In fact, they are fed up to the back teeth with paying way more than other consumers nearby. I was interested in what the Secretary of State said about anti-competitive actions and how the OFT might be looking at local markets in the future. Could it not look for evidence simply by going to a...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (15 May 2013)
“The Special Olympics movement showcases the abilities and achievements of learning-disabled athletes around the world while delivering positive inclusion, education and health outcomes. The British Special Olympic games will take place this summer in Bath. Will the Deputy Prime Minister assure me that the Government are doing all they can to spread the legacy from last year’s Olympics...”
- Written Answers — Treasury: European Court of Human Rights (15 May 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer under which Vote costs and damages ordered by the European Court of Human Rights are paid.”
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 89 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 80.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 117 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register