Alan Haselhurst MP Saffron Walden, Conservative


Alan Haselhurst

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS to Mark Carlisle as Secretary of State, Education and Science 1979-81; Chairman Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker 1997-2010; Contested Speaker elections 2000, 2009.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Finance and Services; Liaison; Administration.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Middleton and Prestwich 1970-February 1974. Contested Middleton and Prestwich February 1974 general election. Member for Saffron Walden 7 July 1977 by-election to 2010, for Saffron Walden (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Education, aerospace, aviation, youth affairs, European Union, agriculture, community development.
  • Party groups

    President, Oxford University Conservative Association 1958; National Chair, Young Conservative Movement 1966-68; Deputy Chair, Conservative Group for Europe 1982-85.
  • Countries of interest

    Commonwealth countries, USA.
  • International bodies

    Chair, Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council 1978-81; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Chair: UK branch 2010-, Chair, International Executive Committee 2011-.

Election record for Saffron Walden, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 55.34%
Liberal Democrat 27.37%
Labour 9.71%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Haselhurst, Alan Conservative 30,155 55.34
Wilcock, Peter Liberal Democrat 14,913 27.37
Light, Barbara Labour 5,288 9.71
Lord, Roger UK Independence Party 2,288 4.2
Mitchell, Christine British National Party 1,050 1.93
Hossain, Reza Green 735 1.35
Majority 15,242 votes
Electorate 76,035
Turnout (54,498) 71.67%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Earnings from publication of novels. Payment of £221.31 from the Professional and Higher Partnership, 4 The Links, Cambridge Road, Newmarket, CB8 OTG, from book sales. No hours worked since 1 July 2009. (Registered 20 July 2009) Payment of £177.90 from book sales to parliamentary colleagues. (Wholesale cost to me £100. I gave a proportion of the receipts to charity.) (Registered 20 July 2009)

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