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.
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Chris Heaton-Harris voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 5 Feb 2019
I thank the Opposition Front-Bench spokesman, the hon. Member for Darlington (Jenny Chapman), for her comments about people’s speeches. She mainly chose people on her own side, but there were some excellent contributions from Government Members as well. A notable one was from the Father of the House, my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), who pointed out...
I thank my right hon. Friend for that clarification. This afternoon continued the tradition of robust discussion on this subject, with a degree of deliberation that is only appropriate for an issue of such national significance. As you would expect, Mr Speaker, the Government are following the direction delivered by the House on 29 January to return to the European Union to seek legally...
As my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has said, we have three options to deliver on the will of this House. Initial discussions with the European Union covered all these proposals. At this stage, there is not a specific legal text on the table. Notwithstanding that, we are firm that any change must be legally binding, but as has been said, it would not be prudent to start providing a...
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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
- Northampton Hospital
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (since 9 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 10 debates in the last year — well 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 96.70% 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") 253 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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