Antony Higginbotham’s voting in Parliament
Antony Higginbotham is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Antony Higginbotham’s votes.
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 10 votes against, between 2020–2022.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
1 vote for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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What steps he is taking to help reduce levels of organised crime.
In Burnley and right across Lancashire county lines continues to be a problem, with organised groups peddling drugs and exploiting young people with no regard for the harm they are doing, not just to the communities but to the young people they are exploiting. Lancashire police are making very good inroads with an enhanced rural policing unit and neighbourhood taskforces, but what more can...
It is a pleasure to speak in this debate on the first King’s Speech for more than 70 years, particularly today on the occasion of His Majesty’s 75th birthday, and particularly when the topic is economic growth, which goes to the heart of everything we are here to do in this place. Economic growth is not about statistics, percentages, and headlines in the Financial Times: it is about the...
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Conservative MP for Burnley
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Department for Education
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Electronic Cigarettes: Excise Duties
- Long Term Unemployed People
- Gaza: Civilians
- Asylum: Applications
Currently held offices
- Member, Business and Trade Committee (since 12 Jun 2023)
- Member, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (since 13 Dec 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 7 Mar 2023)
- Member, Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Committee (18 Jan 2023 to 25 Jan 2023)
- Member, National Security Bill Committee (29 Jun 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
- Member, Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Committee (12 Jan 2022 to 18 Jan 2022)
- Member, Judicial Review and Courts Bill (27 Oct 2021 to 23 Nov 2021)
- Member, Health and Care Bill Committee (27 Sep 2021 to 2 Nov 2021)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 May 2021 to 25 Oct 2022)
- Member, Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (12 May 2021 to 24 Jun 2021)
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union ( 2 Mar 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Carlton Club Political Committee
Address of donor: 69 St James
's Street, London SW1A 1PJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 16 February 2023)
Name of donor: Andrew Brown Leisure Limited
Address of donor: Crow Wood Leisure Centre, Holme Road, Burnley BB12 0RT
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: company, registration 03763413
(Registered 06 July 2023)
Name of donor: Gulab Miah (in support of the SMR
mental health project and Zi Foundation)
Address of donor: 18 South Park Drive, Ilford IG3 9AQ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, in-country transport, meals and accommodation, value £4,510
Destination of visit: Bangladesh
Dates of visit: 16-21 March 2023
Purpose of visit: To understand the political and economic situation in Bangladesh, meet members of parliament and government, visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazaar.
(Registered 11 April 2023)
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