Gerald Howarth

MP, Aldershot

Aldershot Conservative

Gerald Howarth campaigned to leave the European Union

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Gerald Howarth’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Gerald Howarth sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gerald Howarth consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly Election 17 Jan 2017

    To the extent that the Secretary of State has a locus in this matter, may I make a fervent plea that he should protect the interests of former British soldiers currently being charged by the Sinn Féin-supporting Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland with murder for events that took place more than 40 years ago? Is he aware that it appears that the Director of Public...
  • Policing and Crime Bill: Inquiry into complaints alleging corrupt relationships between police and newspaper organisations 10 Jan 2017

    I have huge respect for my hon. and gallant Friend, but the fact is that the inquiry would not have taken place if phone hacking had not been discovered on what I have described as an industrial scale. People’s engagement with it was utterly immoral, and some went to prison, following legal action, which I think is fine. My article continues: “It is hard for those who have not...
  • Policing and Crime Bill: Inquiry into complaints alleging corrupt relationships between police and newspaper organisations 10 Jan 2017

    I agree with the hon. Gentleman’s point. I was mentioning the five royal commissions and inquiries since 1945. The article continues: “Time and again, reports threatened new laws if the industry failed to sort itself out, time and again the industry failed. In his 1993 report, Sir David Calcutt, QC said of the then regulator, the Press Complaints Commission: ‘It is not...an...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Aldershot

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Cannock and Burntwood

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • QinetiQ
  • Military Aircraft
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Future Rapid Effects System
  • Warships

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (23 Jul 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Sound Broadcasting Committee (17 Feb 1987 to 15 May 1987)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Consultant to Blenheim Capital Services Ltd of Level 2, 3 Sheldon Square, London W2 6HY. The role involves providing business advice. (Registered 04 June 2013)
Consultant to Sigma Energy, Castle Acre Industrial Estate, Swaffham, PE37 7HY. The role involves providing business advice. (Registered 02 September 2013)
17 December 2015, received £300 from Wroxton College, Wroxton, Nr. Banbury Oxfordshire OX15 6PX, for delivering a guest speech. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 12 January 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Shafik Gabr Foundation (2) Egypt Foreign Ministry
Address of donor: (1) c/o 7, Hassan Al-Akbar Street, Mokattam, Cairo, Egypt 11571 (2) Nile Corniche, Boulaq, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights with a value of £1,836 (2) accommodation, food and transport with a value of £850

Destination: Egypt

Date of visit: 14-18 January 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding delegation as part of a Conservative Middle East Council group of MPs.

(Registered 08 February 2016)
Name of donor: British Ukrainian Society
Address of donor: The British Ukrainian Society, 45 Pont Street, London SW1X OBD

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a value of £1,008.84

Destination of visit: Kiev

Date of visit: 4–6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: attended meetings with parliamentarians and others in my capacity as Chairman of the Ukraine APPG.

(Registered 11 April 2016)
Name of donor: Egyptian Parliament
Address of donor: People's Assembly chamber of the Egyptian Parliament Building, Cairo, Egypt

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport with a value of £2,754

Destination of visit: Cairo and Sharm el Sheikh

Date of visit: 25-30 July 2016

Purpose of visit: Attend meetings with Egyptian politicians and officials in my capacity as Chairman of the All Party Group on Egypt.

(Registered 25 August 2016)
Name of donor: British Ukrainian Society
Address of donor: The British Ukrainian Society, 1st Floor, 25 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RZ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation and transport with a value of £826.86

Destination of visit: Kyiv

Dates of visit: 15 - 18 September 2015

Purpose of visit: attending the Yalta European Strategy Annual meeting in my capacity as Chairman of the Ukraine APPG.

(Registered 14 October 2016)

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