Alan Haselhurst

MP, Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Conservative

Alan Haselhurst campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Alan Haselhurst’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Alan Haselhurst’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Alan Haselhurst has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • West Anglia Taskforce Report — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 8 Nov 2016

    I would like to thank my colleagues for being here today, to make either speeches or interventions. It is illustrative of the fact that we are an ecumenical crowd and that nothing divides us on the arguments put forward in the taskforce report, which have been amplified today. I appreciate the generous comments that have been made about the taskforce’s work. I should, in fairness, have...
  • West Anglia Taskforce Report — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 8 Nov 2016

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the West Anglia Taskforce report. It is a pleasure and a unique honour for me to address you in the Chair, Mr Davies. I hope that I will not give you cause for intervening on me any more than I did on you when our roles were reversed. I am conscious that on this particular subject I could be done for repetition. Already in his relatively short...
  • West Anglia Taskforce Report — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 8 Nov 2016

    Yes. I do not think there is any inconsistency. I will refer to those other improvements that can be made in the short term, but ultimately it is as plain as a pikestaff that if one wants to have fast services on this railway to stations such as Bishop’s Stortford, Audley End, Whittlesford Parkway and Cambridge, let alone to the airport, they have to be able to overtake the trains that...

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Conservative MP for Saffron Walden

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Party was Deputy Speaker until 11 Apr 2005; Conservative until 16 May 2005; Deputy Speaker until 12 Apr 2010

Also represented Middleton and Prestwich

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Leader of the House
  • Overseas Students: Scholarships
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Airports: Night Flying
  • Aviation
  • London Airports: Passengers

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 20 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Administration Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 27 Jul 2010)
  • Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (25 Mar 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chairman of Ways and Means (1 May 1997 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee on Roads Safety Competence (18 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (29 Jun 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (28 May 1982 to 21 Mar 1997)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: LPA Group PLC
Address of donor: Light & Power House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3AQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality for Test Match at the Oval on 13 August 2016; estimated value £300-£400

Date received: 13 August 2016

Date accepted: 13 August 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 686429

(Registered 17 August 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife Lady (Angela) Haselhurst, as Office Manager.
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My daughter Emma Haselhurst (Mrs. G. Collins) is a Director of Blue Rubicon Ltd. (Registered 03 June 2015)

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