Peter Heaton-Jones

Conservative MP for North Devon


Peter Heaton-Jones’s voting in Parliament

Peter Heaton-Jones is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Peter Heaton-Jones sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Peter Heaton-Jones voted for allowing terminally ill people to be given assistance to end their life, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Peter Heaton-Jones voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Peter Heaton-Jones voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Peter Heaton-Jones has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Petition - Funding for Russell Hall Primary School: Farming Community: Suicide 22 May 2019

    My hon. Friend is making an excellent speech. This issue concerns us in North Devon, as a largely rural and farming community. Sadly, across Devon and the south-west, the number of suicides is higher than the national average. That is partly being tackled by the excellent work he describes. Does he agree that a lot of good work can also be done in the local community, by talking, listening...
  • TV Licences for over-75S 8 May 2019

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for St Helens South and Whiston (Ms Rimmer), but I have to say that it is a shame this debate has descended into party politics. Actually, it should be about the future of the BBC—how the BBC’s funding can properly abide by the strictures by which it has to abide and how it is to deliver its services in the future—but we seem to be having a...
  • TV Licences for over-75S 8 May 2019

    I agree with the last part of what my hon. Friend has said. The BBC should absolutely be free to make this decision without political pressure and without the scaremongering that we have, sadly, heard from the Opposition. A point has been made about loneliness. Of course, older people rely very much on the BBC. I represent North Devon, a constituency with a higher than average proportion of...

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Conservative MP for North Devon

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Peter Heaton-Jones campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • North Devon Hospital
  • Marcus Hutchins
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  • Broadband: North Devon
  • Public Footpaths: South West

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 May 2019.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Wiltshire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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