Alan Whitehead

Former MP, Southampton, Test

Southampton, Test Labour

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Recent appearances

  • The Prime Minister Was Asked: Engagements 26 Apr 2017

    I invite the Prime Minister, instead of going to Milton Keynes, to visit me in Southampton and take a tour of Southampton’s schools. If she does, she will find that those schools are in despair about the cut in pupil funding of 10% in Southampton, which is £475 per pupil or equivalent to the loss of almost 400 teaching jobs across the city. She will also find one school that is...
  • Air Quality Strategy 24 Apr 2017

    Southampton is one of the 10 cities threatened with an infraction under the air quality regulations. It is also one of five cities, under the Government’s December plans, to introduce clean air zones, and Southampton’s local authority has been really assiduous in moving forward with its plans. While it has received grants, it has also put in a great deal of its own money. Is it...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Contracts 24 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions (a) his Department or (b) the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority had with Energy Solutions and Bechtel on any proposals that the voiding of the Magnox decommissioning contract agreed with the Cavendish Fluor partnership should be a part of the arrangement to provide settlement payments to both companies.

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Former Labour MP for Southampton, Test

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Alan Whitehead campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Treasury
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Electricity Generation
  • Housing: Insulation
  • Energy: Prices
  • Hazardous Waste

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change) (10 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Sep 2016 to 28 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards: Standards Review Sub-Committee (10 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Privileges (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (7 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (19 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (8 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Mar 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 7 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 6 Dec 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alan Whitehead’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 39 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.37% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 127 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 542 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Holiday cottage in Devon: (i). (Registered 07 November 2012)

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