Oliver Heald

Conservative MP for North East Hertfordshire

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Recent appearances

  • International Climate Action 26 Sep 2019

    The Conservative Environment Network recently produced its manifesto. One of the proposals for a quick win on emissions is to increase the amount of ethanol in petrol to 10%, which would also help the British bioethanol industry, farmers and us all. Has my right hon. Friend considered that? Will she encourage the Transport Secretary to implement that measure? It would be equivalent to taking...
  • Public Bill Committee: Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill: Report on effects 23 Jul 2019

    I do not know whether the Minister would agree with me on a point that may need further consideration. If an animal is under a person’s control, does that not give that person a duty towards that animal? In those circumstances, is it not part of the wrongdoing that, having control of an animal, a person abuses it?
  • Public Bill Committee: Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill: Mode of trial and maximum penalty for certain animal welfare offences 23 Jul 2019

    Does the hon. Lady agree with me and the evidence we heard this morning that one great advantage of increasing the sentence is that in the horrible cases where there is torture, where a service animal is attacked, or where a number of animals are killed or badly treated, it is possible to mark that if the maximum sentence is five years, so those aggravated features can be reflected in the...

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Conservative MP for North East Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Hertfordshire North

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Topics of interest

Oliver Heald campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Duchy of Lancaster
  • Cabinet Office
  • Mental Health
  • Departmental Internet
  • Departments: Manpower
  • Departmental Consultants
  • Departmental Information Officers

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (16 Jul 2016 to 12 Jun 2017)
  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
  • The Solicitor-General (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 15 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 12 Dec 2012)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (26 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (22 Oct 2007 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Justice) (15 Jun 2004 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (9 Dec 2003 to 13 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Cabinet Minister (Work and Pensions) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Administration Committee (22 Jun 1998 to 21 Feb 2000)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (6 Jul 1995 to 2 May 1997)
  • Member, Employment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 31 Oct 1994)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Independent High-Level Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change at Oxfam
Address of donor: c/o Oxfam International, Oxfam House, John Smith Drive, Oxford OX4 2JY

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel and subsistence costs, estimated value £1,500

Destination of visit: Washington DC

Dates of visit: 15-18 March 2019

Purpose of visit: To attend a meeting.

(Registered 01 May 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 11 April 2018, member (unpaid) of the Independent High-Level Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change at Oxfam. I may receive expenses for travel and subsistence for visits and meetings in the UK and overseas. (Registered 17 July 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Christine Heald, as Office Manager.

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