John Howell

MP, Henley

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Henley Conservative

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

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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Business of the House 19 Apr 2018

    Can we have a debate on the work of the Council of Europe, hopefully on an annual basis? As we leave the EU, it becomes the most important organisation in Europe of which we are still a member, and yesterday there was cross-party agreement to such a debate.
  • Council of Europe — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] 18 Apr 2018

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Gedling (Vernon Coaker). Colleagues have called him their hon. Friend and, given the spirit in which we have talked about the Council of Europe, I completely agree. I find the Council a most relaxing and agreeable place to speak: one can be assured of speaking for three or four minutes without interruption. [Interruption.] I see that the Minister is about...
  • Council of Europe — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] 18 Apr 2018

    As I discussed with the previous Lord Chancellor, we have a magnificent success record at the European Court of Human Rights. Well over 90% of our cases are dropped or turned away. We should celebrate that to ensure that the ECHR is not seen as an attack vehicle by organisations such as the Daily Mail.

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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
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Witnesses

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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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 101 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all John Howell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 87.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on John Howell’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 192 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 Apr 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Bernard Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Learning Enterprises Organisation Ltd
Address of donor: Battle Barns, 112 Preston Crowmarsh, Oxfordshire OX10 6SL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,800 for the production of a leaflet

Donor status: company, registration 07978520

(Registered 20 September 2017)
Name of donor: Simon Vickers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value of donation in kind: £1,800

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 September 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Airbus Defence and Space Ltd
Address of donor: Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2AS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Hospitality at the Royal International Air Tattoo for myself and a member of staff, total value £338

Date received: 15 July 2017

Date accepted: 15 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration 2449259

(Registered 19 July 2017)

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