Chris Heaton-Harris

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

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Daventry Conservative

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.

However, Chris Heaton-Harris sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • 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: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Cars: Export Duties 15 Nov 2018

    As set out in the White Paper the UK proposes a UK-EU free trade area for goods, to ensure continued frictionless access at the border to each other’s markets, with no tariffs, underpinned by an upfront commitment to a common rulebook on goods, including agri-food and a Facilitated Customs Arrangement to avoid customs checks and controls at our borders. However, in the unlikely event of...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Dover Port: Domestic Visits 15 Nov 2018

    The former Secretary of State did not visit the Port of Dover. Ministers in the Department for Exiting the EU with responsibility for ports visited the Port of Dover twice this year. Former Minister Suella Braverman on the 14th May and Chris Heaton-Harris on the 24th August. DExEU ministers have visited 19 ports to date as part of a wider programme of engagement carried out by other...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Transport: West Midlands 15 Nov 2018

    Ministers from the Department of Exiting the European Union have visited the West Midlands on a number of occasions since the referendum. The Government is committed to positive and productive engagement with businesses and local government in the West Midlands, as well as all parts of the UK, and will continue to work closely with them to understand the potential impact and opportunities...

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Conservative MP for Daventry

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General 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
  • 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 4 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 96.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 234 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Liberty OneSteel
Address of donor: 205 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Hospitality for four people at a reception on 31 December 2017, estimated value £800 (total)

Destination of visit: Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

Date of visit: 27 December 2017 – 6 January 2018

Purpose of visit: Hospitality associated with an inter-parliamentary cricket tournament and a visit to raise funds for two local charities.

(Registered 24 January 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 4 January 2016 to 30 January 2018, when the company dissolved, Event in a Box Ltd, of which I was Director. The company did not trade. (Registered 4 February 2016; updated 5 February 2018)

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