Richard Holden

Conservative MP for North West Durham

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Richard Holden’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 28 Oct 2022

    Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) Bill: Second Reading – Richard Holden. Private Members' Bills
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Equipment: Recycling 28 Sep 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department are taking to help increase the recycling of hospital equipment, including crutches; and what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing a returns scheme for this equipment.
  • Ukraine 22 Sep 2022

    To pick up the comments from my right hon. Friend the Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Sir Iain Duncan Smith), there is a cost to this for people in the UK. He was right that we have to be honest about that, and I think the hon. Member is also making that point. However, we also need to reinforce the point that there is a bigger cost to our constituents if we do nothing. Does he...

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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
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Gambling: Crime
  • Energy: Prices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Online Safety Bill Committee (since 18 May 2022)
  • Member, Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill Committee (since 5 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Finance (No.2) Bill Committee (since 8 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill Committee (since 8 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill Committee (since 7 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill (since 25 Feb 2021)
  • 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)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited
Address of donor: County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to the Mercury Awards, including dinner, value £570

Date received: 9 September 2021

Date accepted: 9 September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 14 October 2021)
Name of donor: Heineken
Address of donor: 3-4 Broadway Park, South Gyle Broadway, Edinburgh EH12 9JZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to and hospitality at the Scotland v England Six Nations match, value £354

Date received: 5 February 2022

Date accepted: 5 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration SC065527

(Registered 24 February 2022)

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