Richard Holden

Conservative MP for North West Durham

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Richard Holden’s voting in Parliament

Richard Holden is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Richard Holden sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Richard Holden has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Embassies: Wines 23 Jul 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which UK missions (a) are and (b) are not stocking UK wine for use at receptions and events overseas.
  • Strategy for Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls 21 Jul 2021

    I welcome my hon. Friend’s statement on the strategy for tackling violence against women and girls, and I welcome her personal commitment. I am grateful to her and her ministerial colleagues and officials for meeting me to discuss the new clauses I will address. She is no doubt aware of the campaigners from Karma Nirvana, IKWRO, the Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation and others...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill: [2nd Allocated Day] 20 Jul 2021

    I do not think that is what the UK Government are proposing at all. The hon. Gentleman opposes offshore detention centres. The Opposition often oppose onshore detention centres. Where does he think that people who have no proven status, some of whom need to be deported, should be kept?

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Conservative MP for North West Durham

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


Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Education
  • National Lottery
  • Money
  • Gambling: Crime
  • Coal: Heating
  • Agriculture: Subsidies

Currently held offices

  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (since 25 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (22 Feb 2021 to 22 Feb 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021.

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: £2,500

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 07 September 2020)
Name of donor: The Fat Badger Public House
Address of donor: Cold Bath Rd, Harrogate HG2 0NF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £9,000

Donor status: company, registration 09962436

(Registered 01 October 2020)
Name of donor: IX Wireless Ltd
Address of donor: 4 Lockside Office Park, Lockside Road, Riversway, Preston PR2 2YS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to my local association

Donor status: company, registration 11008144

(Registered 19 July 2021)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Bowland Communications Limited. (Registered 09 January 2020)

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