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Chris Heaton-Harris’s voting in Parliament
Chris Heaton-Harris is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Chris Heaton-Harris’s votes.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2021.
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
15 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018.
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2020.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2021.
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Chris Heaton-Harris has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I am grateful to the hon. Member for Argyll and Bute (Brendan O'Hara) for securing this debate in the time apportioned by the Backbench Business Committee. I pay tribute to his work as a member of the all-party parliamentary group for international freedom of religion or belief. The Minister for the Middle East, North Africa...
I hope to cover that in the rest of my contribution, but if that is not the case, and the hon. Gentleman taps me on the shoulder afterwards, I will ensure that I write to all present in the Chamber. The Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government must ensure that religious minorities are protected and included in decision making that affects their lives. As part of that, we meet...
The UK Government will continue to champion and encourage the strengthening of democratic institutions in Armenia. We recognise the crucial work in this area of the Council of Europe and in particular Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, noting that recommendations will go to the Committee of Ministers in due course for appropriate review. During his phone call with Armenian...
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Conservative MP for Daventry
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Chris Heaton-Harris campaigned to leave the European Union
- Energy and Climate Change
- Home Department
- Department of Health
- Communities and Local Government
- Wind Power
- Wind Power: Noise
- Wind Power: Planning Permission
- Covent Garden Market Authority
- Learning Disability: Nurses
Currently held offices
- Chief Whip (since 8 Feb 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (19 Dec 2021 to 8 Feb 2022)
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) (25 Jul 2019 to 19 Dec 2021)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (9 Jul 2018 to 3 Apr 2019)
- Member, Committee of Selection (11 Jan 2018 to 5 Sep 2018)
- Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (9 Jan 2018 to 9 Jul 2018)
- Government Whip (15 Jun 2017 to 9 Jan 2018)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 15 Jun 2017)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Aug 2022.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Betting and Gaming Council
Address of donor: 1st Floor, 90 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EV
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality, used by members of my staff, for an Ed Sheeran concert, value £1,370
Date received: 29 June 2022
Date accepted: 29 June 2022
Donor status: company, registration 12213577
(Registered 20 July 2022)
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