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John Howell’s voting in Parliament

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

However, John Howell sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • John Howell generally voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of John Howell’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit John Howell’s full vote analysis page for more.

John Howell has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Wuhan Coronavirus: Holocaust Memorial Day 23 Jan 2020

    I start by picking up where the hon. Member for East Renfrewshire (Kirsten Oswald) left off: like her, I have been to Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre, many times over the past few years. It has been a very moving experience, which I shall never forget, no matter how many times I go back. Two things stand out in my memory. The first is the objectivity of the...
  • Wuhan Coronavirus: Holocaust Memorial Day 23 Jan 2020

    I completely agree. The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust uses the definition that genocides are those that have been declared by the United Nations, so the quicker that that moves on—so we can see what happened there—and the judgment is made, the sooner we can include Burma in the list of places where genocides have occurred. In addition to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz,...
  • Business of the House 23 Jan 2020

    May we have a debate on the role of the Council of Europe, a body that becomes much more important now that we are leaving the EU? My right hon. Friend’s predecessor as Leader of the House was very kind in saying that she would arrange a debate, but I have not yet seen one.

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Conservative MP for Henley

Entered the House of Commons on 27 June 2008 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

John Howell campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Communities and Local Government
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Transport
  • Justice
  • Goring and Streatley Station
  • Israel: Palestinians
  • Iran
  • Housing: Low Incomes
  • Doctors: Disciplinary Proceedings

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (8 Sep 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (14 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 17 September 2019, Associate of SP Broadway Ltd (communications company), Radcot Lodge, Radcot, Bampton OX18 2SX. Until further notice, I will receive fees of £800 per month for providing strategic long-term advice. Hours: 2 hrs a month. (Registered 25 September 2019)
8 October 2019, received additional sum of £400 for strategic work. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 November 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: CAE plc
Address of donor: Innovation Drive, Burgess Hill RH15 9TW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: For a member of staff and myself, attendance with lunch at the Royal International Air Tattoo, total value £1,260

Date received: 20 July 2019

Date accepted: 20 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 921122

(Registered 01 August 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Address of donor: 12 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2LP

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Airfares, accommodation and related expenses, with a total value of £7,085.46

Destination of visit: Singapore

Dates of visit: 17-24 August 2019

Purpose of visit: In my capacity as Chairman of the APPG on Alternative Dispute Resolution, to examine the development of Singapore as a global arbitration and mediation hub.

(Registered 28 August 2019)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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