Paul Howell

Conservative MP for Sedgefield

Paul Howell’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Byers Gill Solar Farm 4 Mar 2024

  • Byers Gill Solar Farm 4 Mar 2024

    I apologise, Mr Deputy Speaker; you should have had notice. That was an oversight by my office and me. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton South (Matt Vickers) for highlighting the scale of the problem, which is clear from the fact that we are both here speaking about this matter. I am sure that if my hon. Friend the Member for Darlington (Peter Gibson) were able to be here, he...
  • Farming 4 Mar 2024

    When thinking of Sedgefield, I am sure people have the perception—due, in particular, to one of my predecessors—that we are a collection of ex-mining villages and little else. Although I am constantly inspired by many within my mining villages, Sedgefield is in fact a particularly diverse constituency, covering about 250 square miles, with many farmers operating amazing businesses. I have...

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Conservative MP for Sedgefield

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Transport
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Schools: Finance
  • Railways: Stockton and Darlington
  • GCSE: Assessments
  • Maternity Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Finance Bill Committee (since 10 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Transport Committee (since 21 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [Lords] Committee (16 Nov 2022 to 22 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Charities Bill [HL] Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 25 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Finance (No.2) Bill Committee ( 8 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Nationality and Borders Bill Committee (15 Sep 2021 to 4 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Business and Trade Committee ( 9 Mar 2020 to 25 Oct 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: United and Cecil Club
Address of donor: 97 Mill Hill Road, London W3 8JF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 23 November 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two flats in County Durham: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 January 2020)
Four houses in Durham: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 January 2020)
Until 9 November 2023, a fifth house in Durham: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 January 2020; updated 21 November 2023)
Nine houses in Darlington: (i) and (ii). (Registered 09 January 2020)
From 28 March 2022, an apartment in Spain: (i) and (ii). (Registered 28 April 2022)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 24 November 2020, the Northern Research Group Ltd, a shared services company for northern MPs which became active on 16 June 2021. (Registered 02 June 2021; updated 16 June 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From 30 March 2020, a Director of the Policy Research Unit (PRU), a not-for-profit pooled research service which assists Conservative MPs with their Parliamentary duties. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 16 December 2020)
From 24 November 2020 until further notice, unpaid Director of the Northern Research Group Ltd, a shared services company for northern MPs, which became active on 16 June 2021. (Registered 02 June 2021; updated 16 June 2021)

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