John Hayes

Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings

John Hayes’s voting in Parliament

John Hayes is a Conservative MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (conservative), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Independent School Fees: VAT 21 Feb 2024

    I am grateful to the Minister for giving way; I learned as a shadow Minister and a Minister that it is better to be gracious. The Minister will understand that one of the best arguments for independent schools is that they often innovate. My right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Fareham (Suella Braverman) was involved in establishing a school that innovates and breaks new ground. From...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 21 Feb 2024

    Britain’s food security, compromised by cheap foreign imports, now faces a parallel threat: all kinds of industrialisation of the countryside, from large solar plants to interconnectors and substations, and now huge pylons covering 87 miles of countryside. These will blot the landscape and use up valuable growing land, filling the fenland big skies. Knowing that the Prime Minister’s bow...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Translation Services: Schools 21 Feb 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much has been spent on translation services in schools from English to (a) Polish, (b) Arabic, (c) Urdu, (d) Panjabi and (e) Romanian in each of the last five years.

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Conservative MP for South Holland and The Deepings

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

John Hayes campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Innovation
  • Universities and Skills
  • Education and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • European Constitution
  • Departmental Staff
  • Departmental Recycling
  • European Union
  • Fisheries

Currently held offices

  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
From 29 May 2018 until further notice, President of HBSA, which provides technical and vocational education. Address: Burton and South Derbyshire College, Lichfield Road, Burton on Trent DE14 3RL. From 30 June 2019 until 11 August 2023, I received £30,000 a year (previously £20,000), paid quarterly, for a commitment of between 40 and 50 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 June 2018; updated 12 December 2018, 25 July 2019 and 29 September 2023)
From 1 September 2018 until further notice, Strategic Adviser to BB Energy Trading Ltd, an international energy company trading worldwide, of 12-14 Ansdell St, London W8 5BN. I expect to receive £50,000 a year in return for an estimated commitment of between 80 and 90 hours. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 28 September 2018; updated 12 December 2018)
From 1 April 2020 until further notice, part-time professor in Political Studies at the University of Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5AB. I receive £41,713.60 per annum, paid monthly. Hours: 20-30 hrs per month. (Registered 29 April 2020; updated 22 April 2022 and 29 September 2023)
Payments from Reach Plc (Reach Shared Services Ltd), 5 St Pauls Sq., Liverpool L3 9SJ, for articles written for the Daily and Sunday Express. All payments donated to charity:
1 December 2023, received £400 for a column in the Sunday Express. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 March 2019, 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. (Registered 23 November 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Susan Hayes, as Administrative Manager.

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