Lord Haselhurst

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Gambling: Advertising Ban - Question 16 Jan 2019

    My Lords, while I am reassured by what my noble friend said about measuring the effects of gambling advertising in sport in particular, especially with football, may I ask him to think about the total effect of the amount of advertising that can now occur, both at a football match and affecting those watching it on television? It is not only the sponsorship of the kit—and maybe the replica...
  • Sport, Recreation and the Arts - Motion to Take Note 19 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Moynihan very warmly on his speech. I cannot possibly match his experience, his authority or the span of his remarks; I shall concentrate just a few words on sport exclusively, but that does not mean that I ignore or undervalue the role of the arts in improving the well-being of society. There is general recognition that on the whole, give or take...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I feel somewhat handicapped in that this is only my first speech in your Lordships’ House since my maiden speech, and because there is very little original left to say when you are the 90th-plus contributor to this important debate. My views were best summed up in the opening speech of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, whose stance was followed by several other...

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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

Expenses

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 130 debates since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Haselhurst’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — 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 84.00% 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") 5 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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