Chris Heaton-Harris

MP, Daventry

Daventry Conservative

Chris Heaton-Harris campaigned to leave the European Union

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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 selection of Chris Heaton-Harris’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Chris Heaton-Harris has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests 8 Nov 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. The reason why the two Ministers responsible for this matter are not standing here is that one is on paternity leave after the birth of his second son, Aubrey Valentine Hamilton, and the other is on a ministerial visit outside London. I spoke to the hon. Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn) last week to express their sorrow...
  • Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests 8 Nov 2016

    I happily took the hon. Gentleman’s intervention, but he has intervened on me with 10 minutes to go in my prepared speech, and I have plenty to tell him about all that if he will please wait for that particular passage. I emphasise that this is behind-the-scenes work because it is so crucial, and by doing it we address a lot of problems before the issues might arise. The hon. Gentleman...
  • Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests 8 Nov 2016

    There has been absolutely no suggestion of any breach of the ministerial code in that particular case. There have been a number of investigations, including one by the Select Committee on Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs, of which the hon. Gentleman is a member, and one by the Public Accounts Committee. The latter recommended a number of outcomes and lessons to be learned,...

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Conservative MP for Daventry

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


Topics of interest

  • 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
  • Northampton Hospital

Currently held offices

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Expected payment of approx. £560, plus expenses of approx. £420, from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, for speaking at the University on 11 and 12 April 2016. Hours: 12 hrs (4 hrs lecturing and 8 hrs preparation). (Registered 16 May 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Alexander Temerko
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 June 2016)
Name of donor: David Ross
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 July 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Premier League
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: three tickets for Chelsea v Watford; total value £135.50

Date received: 26 December 2015

Date accepted: 26 December 2015

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 18 January 2016)
Name of donor: Mr Sanjeev Gupta
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: return helicopter flight from Northamptonshire to a party fundraising event in Yorkshire; value £1,865

Date received: 1 July 2016

Date accepted: 1 July 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 July 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 4 January 2016, Event in a Box Ltd. (Registered 04 February 2016)

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