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 occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Procedure for Appointing Judges — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 8 Oct 2019

    Would my hon. Friend make a distinction between the sort of confirmation hearings that we hold as members of the Select Committee on Justice and those in the United States? The ones we hold are very much part of the establishment and are a way of looking at the process, rather than being a way of generating political attacks on the individual.
  • Procedure for Appointing Judges — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] 8 Oct 2019

    Does the hon. Gentleman agree that the independence of our judiciary and the way in which we appoint them is admired right across the world, and that that fits in with our role in the Council of Europe, which is there to uphold the rule of law?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Insulin: Imports 3 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what measures are in place to support the import of insulin from Denmark (Nova Nordisk) and Germany (Sanofi) in the event of the UK leaving the EU (a) with and (b) without a deal.

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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
  • Iran
  • Israel: Palestinians
  • Christ Church College
  • Doctors: Disciplinary Proceedings

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 30 Sep 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)
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)

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