Gerald Howarth MP Aldershot, Conservative


Gerald Howarth

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 Michael Spicer: as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy 1987-90, as Minister of State, Department of the Environment 1990; to Sir George Young as Minister of State, Department of the Environment 1990-91, to Margaret Thatcher 1991-92; Shadow Minister for Defence 2002-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (International Security Strategy), Ministry of Defence 2010-12.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Cannock and Burntwood 1983-92. Contested Cannock and Burntwood 1992 general election. Member for Aldershot 1997-2010, for Aldershot (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Aerospace, aviation, defence, media, privatisation.
  • Party groups

    Member, Greater London Area CPC Advisory Committee; Vice-chair, City Conservative Forum 1981-84; Founder member, No Turning Back Group; Chair, 92 Group of Conservative MPs 2001-07, 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    Brazil, Chile, Germany, Malaysia, Russia.

Election record for Aldershot, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 46.62%
Liberal Democrat 34.34%
Labour 12.07%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Howarth, Gerald Conservative 21,203 46.62
Collett, Adrian Liberal Democrat 15,617 34.34
Slater, Jonathan Labour 5,489 12.07
Snare, Robert UK Independence Party 2,041 4.49
Cowd, Gary English Independence Party 803 1.77
Brimicombe, Juliana Christian 231 0.51
Majority 5,586 votes
Electorate 71,465
Turnout (45,484) 63.65%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Landkom International Plc (share options as part of remuneration).

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): 26-27 January 2009, to Warton in Lancashire, to visit BAe Systems for a tour of facilities and briefing meetings as Shadow Minister for Defence Equipment and Support. My return flights from London to Warton and one night's accommodation were provided by BAe Systems. (Registered 11 February 2009) 28 June 2009, visit to Biggin Hill Air Show as guest of BSkyB. Overnight stay, dinner and entry to the show for my wife and I. (Registered 30 June 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Parliamentary adviser to the Consumer Credit Association of the United Kingdom, which is the trade association representing the majority of businesses in the home credit industry. (£5,001-£10,000)

Remunerated directorships: Landkom International Plc; undertaking large-scale farming operations in the Ukraine. (Consultant to the company from 31 July 2007 until appointment to the Board on 15 October 2007.)

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