Chris Heaton-Harris

Former Conservative MP for Daventry


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: South Western Rail Franchise 5 Nov 2019

    The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) publishes data on the number of rail passenger kilometres by train operator, which has been converted to miles and presented in the table below. Table 1: Passenger miles on South Western Railway (billions), 2008-09 to 2018-19 Financial year South Western Railways passenger miles (billions) Annual Percentage change 2008-09 3.32 2009-10 3.28...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Waterloo Station 5 Nov 2019

    The Waterloo Capacity Enhancement programme has lengthened suburban platforms to accommodate 10-car length trains and provide an additional five platforms at Waterloo by bringing the former International Terminal platforms back into regular use. This has enabled an increase in seat capacity on trains at Waterloo. The Department for Transport (DfT) publishes data on seat capacity on central...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: South Western Rail Franchise 5 Nov 2019

    Between 2008/09 and 2017/18 the department received net funding of £280m from the South West Trains/South Western Railway franchise area. This included £2.3bn in Network Rail grants offset by £2.6bn Premium payments to the Department. ORR data for 2018/19 have yet to be published.

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Former Conservative MP for Daventry

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Chris Heaton-Harris campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Department of Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Wind Power
  • Wind Power: Noise
  • Wind Power: Planning Permission
  • Covent Garden Market Authority
  • Learning Disability: Nurses

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (25 Jul 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (9 Jul 2018 to 3 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Selection Committee (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)


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Heaton-Harris’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.03% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 285 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
2 May 2019, received £300 for an article from The Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT. Hours: approx 1 hr. (Registered 03 May 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: David Barratt
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: one night in a hotel, value £460

Date received: 15-16 September 2019

Date accepted: 15 September 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 08 October 2019)
5. Gifts and benefits from sources outside the UK
Name of donor: National Assembly of Afghanistan.
Address of donor: Darul-Aman Road, Darul-Aman Kaboul, Afghanistan

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Rug with approximate value of £380, given after I hosted the Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: other

(Registered 08 August 2019)

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