John Hayes

Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings

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Your MP (John Hayes) represents you, and all of the people who live in South Holland and The Deepings, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

John Hayes campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Education and Skills
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • European Constitution
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Recycling
  • European Union
  • Fisheries

Currently held offices

  • Member, Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL] Committee (since 28 Feb 2024)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 13 Jul 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Committee (11 Jan 2023 to 17 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (27 Oct 2021 to 23 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (27 Oct 2021 to 3 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 22 Sep 2021)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (15 Jul 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Security) ( 8 May 2015 to 15 Jul 2016)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Minister without Portfolio (28 Mar 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change ( 6 Sep 2012 to 27 Mar 2013)
  • The Minister for Universities and Science (18 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (19 Jan 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) ( 8 Dec 2005 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (10 May 2005 to 8 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning) ( 1 Jun 2003 to 1 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) ( 1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (17 Oct 2001 to 21 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Administration Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 2 Dec 2002)
  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) ( 1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) ( 1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party ( 1 Jul 1999 to 1 Jul 2000)
  • Member, Education Sub-committee ( 8 Dec 1998 to 1 Feb 2000)
  • Member, Education & Employment Committee ( 7 Dec 1998 to 8 May 2000)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 5 Jul 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: President
From: 29 May 2018.
Payer: HBSA (technical and vocational education), Burton and South Derbyshire College, Lichfield Road, Burton on Trent DE14 3RL
ACOBA consulted: Yes
Remuneration: £30,000 a year paid quarterly (previously £20,000)
From: 29 May 2018.
Hours: 50 hrs a year (between 40 and 50 hrs)
(Registered 28 June 2018; updated 12 December 2018, 25 July 2019 and 29 September 2023)
Role, work or services: Strategic Adviser
From: 1 September 2018.
Payer: BB Energy Trading Ltd (an international energy company trading worldwide), 12-14 Ansdell St, London W8 5BN
ACOBA consulted: Yes
Remuneration: £50,000 a year
From: 1 September 2018.
Hours: 90 hrs a year (between 80 and 90 hrs)
(Registered 28 September 2018; updated 12 December 2018)
Role, work or services: Part-time professor in Political Studies
From: 1 April 2020.
Payer: University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5AB
Remuneration: £41,713.60 a year paid monthly
From: 1 April 2020.
Hours: 30 hrs a year (between 20 and 30 hrs)
(Registered 29 April 2020; updated 22 April 2022 and 29 September 2023)
Role, work or services: Columnist
Payer: Reach Plc (Reach Shared Services Ltd), 5 St Pauls Sq., Liverpool L3 9SJ
Payment: £400 for a column in the Sunday Express.
Received on: 1 December 2023. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 19 December 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of the John Clare Trust, which runs John Clare Cottage, preserving it and the poet’s works for future generations. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 1 March 2019
(Registered 23 November 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Name: Susan Hayes
Relationship: Spouse
Role: Administrative Manager
Working pattern: Full time

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