Lord Haselhurst

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Older Persons: Provision of Public Services - Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, my age and appearance compel me to declare an interest in the subject matter of this debate. For most of my political life, it has been a given that we should provide ever-increasing support for the elderly, but it is interesting that we have now, seemingly, reached the point at which serious debate arises about the balance of support between the young and the elderly. Why else did...
  • Post-18 Review of Education and Funding - Statement 4 Jun 2019

    Does my noble friend agree that if we are to achieve the worthwhile aim of ensuring a parity of esteem between what might be done post-18 by our young people, perhaps more work has to be done pre-18 before people get stuck in a mindset of believing that if they are not for university then they are not going for something that is an equal or better alternative?
  • Heathrow Airport - Question 15 May 2019

    My Lords, does my noble friend agree that one has to be a supreme optimist by nature to believe that Heathrow’s third runway will be available by 2025? It might therefore be prudent to invest more in the railways serving London’s other airports so that journeys there can become shorter rather than longer, as is happening at the moment.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2018

Previously MP for Saffron Walden until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Party was Deputy Speaker until 11 Apr 2005; Conservative until 16 May 2005; Deputy Speaker until 12 Apr 2010

Also represented Saffron Walden; Middleton and Prestwich

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Topics of interest

Lord Haselhurst campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Leader of the House
  • Overseas Students: Scholarships
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Airports: Night Flying
  • Aviation
  • London Airports: Passengers

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 16 Oct 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Administration Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 27 Jul 2010)
  • Deputy Speaker (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means (25 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (25 Mar 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means (1 May 1997 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee on Roads Safety Competence (18 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (29 Jun 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (28 May 1982 to 21 Mar 1997)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 260 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Haselhurst’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.58% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 10 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: LPA Group PLC
Address of donor: Light & Power House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3AQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket and hospitality for Test Match at the Oval on 13 August 2016; estimated value £300-£400

Date received: 13 August 2016

Date accepted: 13 August 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 686429

(Registered 17 August 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife Lady (Angela) Haselhurst, as Office Manager.
10. Family members engaged in lobbying the public sector on behalf of a third party or client
My daughter Emma Haselhurst (Mrs. G. Collins) is a Director of Blue Rubicon Ltd. (Registered 03 June 2015)

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