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14 NOV 2018

Oxford-MK-Cambridge Expressway

I and Ed Vaizey MP (Wantage and Didcot) met with the Minister of State for Transport Jesse Norman...


14 NOV 2018

Speech about local sporting heroes and interventions

John Howell (Henley) (Con) On that point, as I come from Henley it will be no surprise if I mention...


13 NOV 2018

Intervention in debate on taxis

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The hon. Gentleman is being very kind in giving way. There is a lot in...


13 NOV 2018

Number of People in work at a Record High

New figures show that real wages are rising at their fastest pace in nearly ten years and the number...


13 NOV 2018

Welcome for new £7.4 million funding to tackle potholes in Oxfordshire

I have welcomed £7,401,000 to improve the condition of roads in Oxfordshire. The Chancellor,...


13 NOV 2018

Speech on plastic wrapping of fruit and veg

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson. My hon....


12 NOV 2018

Speech to the armistice

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a great privilege to speak in this debate and a great pleasure to...


06 NOV 2018

Question in statement on health

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Will the Secretary of State agree that more education should be spent on...


06 NOV 2018

Question in statement on Universal Credit

John Howell (Henley) (Con) In easing the passage to universal credit, there is a great role for...


01 NOV 2018

Intervention in shale gas debate

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I will be quick. Does my hon. Friend think that shale gas extraction is...


01 NOV 2018

Speech on the budget

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Ynys Môn (Albert Owen)....


31 OCT 2018

Interventions on Culham Fusion project

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The one thing that goes across all the areas that my right hon. Friend...


31 OCT 2018

Contribution to debate on hospice funding

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Maybe the hon. Lady will come on to this in her speech, but has she...


31 OCT 2018

School funding

I have written before on School Funding but I make no apology for coming back to the subject now....


31 OCT 2018

Debate on Mental Health

John Howell (Henley) (Con) We, as MPs, are among the first to come across the sort of patients the...


31 OCT 2018

Debate on Beauty and the Built Environment

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I am sorry to interrupt my right hon. Friend in the flow of such an...


29 OCT 2018

How "overwhelming" was our Referendum vote?

The vote to leave the EU was a national vote as is the way of all referenda. Votes are cast in the...


25 OCT 2018

Speech on freedom of religion

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr McCabe. I know...


25 OCT 2018

Question in Business Questions

John Howell (Henley) (Con) We have recently returned from a very important—if not...


25 OCT 2018

Petition on Europa School

John Howell (Henley) (Con) This petition relates to the Europa School, which is a free school...


25 OCT 2018

Intervention in debate on school funding

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Surely one of the problems is that different campaign groups, and...


24 OCT 2018

Comments in Third Reading of Civil Liability Bill

John Howell Earlier this afternoon, the Minister will have heard my hon. Friend the Member for...


24 OCT 2018

Intervention in Report Stage of Civil Liability Bill

John Howell I thank the hon. Lady and fellow Select Committee member for giving way. She has talked...


24 OCT 2018

Intervention in debate on Elder Abuse

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I thank my hon. Friend kindly for giving way; he is being very generous....


24 OCT 2018

Speech on Drugs Policy

I congratulate the hon. Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) on securing the debate. I recently went...


17 OCT 2018

My PMQ

John Howell (Henley) (Con)   Will the Prime Minister join me in acknowledging the tremendous...


17 OCT 2018

Unemployment

New figures show that youth unemployment has halved since 2010, whilst the unemployment rate remains...


17 OCT 2018

Intervention in debate on University of London

John Howell (Henley) (Con) In my role as the Prime Minister's trade envoy to Nigeria, we are trying...


17 OCT 2018

Question in clinical waste Urgent Question

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Will the Minister confirm that, after the NHS trusts had terminated...


16 OCT 2018

My interventions in eating disorders debate

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I have a personal interest in this subject. A close member of my...


16 OCT 2018

Protection for racehorses

N.B. This industry contributes £3.5 billion to the economy and £275 million in tax John Howell...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at Council of Europe on crash of Tu154M at Smolensk

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom, Spokesperson for European Conservatives Group) – The report sets out a...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at Council of Europe on plea bargaining

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom, Spokesperson for the European Conservatives Group) – When I first...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at Council of Europe on reunifying refugee families

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom, Spokesperson for the European Conservatives Group) – I congratulate the...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at Council of Europe on decentralisation

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom) – I thank the rapporteur for this excellent report and for highlighting...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at the Council of Europe on nuclear safety

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom, Spokesperson for the European Conservatives Group) – I start by...


14 OCT 2018

Question at Council of Ministers to Chairman of Committee of Ministers

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom) – In your discussions about the future of the Council of Europe, what...


14 OCT 2018

Speech at Council of Europe on Palestinian minors

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom) – Let me start by giving some background. In 2011, in the face of...


14 OCT 2018

Question at the Council of Europe to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom, Spokesperson for the European Conservatives Group) – At the beginning...


13 OCT 2018

Speech at the Council of Europe on funding of Islam

Mr HOWELL (United Kingdom) – This report covers a difficult area. It wants to steer clear of...


13 OCT 2018

Working with SOHA tenants

I held a meeting with some of Soha Housing's (Soha) social housing tenants as part of the campaign...


25 SEP 2018

Brexit and an opinion poll

Last month, I wrote in my Thame Gazette article about my programme of 'Conversations in the street'....


15 SEP 2018

Holocaust Memorial Trust

I listened to Helen Aronson, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager at the launch event in...


13 SEP 2018

Intervention in debate on Colombia

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The hon. Gentleman raises an important issue. The tragedy of Colombia is...


12 SEP 2018

Fracking

I attended the debate on shale gas and planning this morning however, as it was so well attended by...



The Henley constituency runs from near the edge of Bicester in the north to the edge of Reading in the south skirting Oxford to the east. It covers some 270 square miles and has around 77,000 voters. It includes some of the area covered by Cherwell District Council and some of the area covered by South Oxfordshire District Council. It is a largely rural constituency with only two major towns - Henley on Thames and Thame. The River Thames defines a large part of the boundary of the constituency.

The Boundary Commission proposals make few changes to the constituency removing no wards and adding three - two from the Banbury constituency and one from the Oxford West and Abingdon constituency.

One of the joys of this constituency is the range of different events and activities with which I am able to be involved. You can access these by going to the map page and then clicking on your own town or village. Many of these events demonstrate the enormous public spirited nature of the people of this area and the generosity in time and money they show to the charity and voluntary sectors. I am pleased to have been able to support many of these activities.
 

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Surgeries are rotated between Henley, Thame, Chinnor, Woodcote and Watlington.

Election on 8 June 2017

At the General Election on 8 June 2017 I was returned as the MP for the Henley constituency.  I am honoured to have a majority of 22,294 over my nearest rival.  I am conscious that a large number of people have put their trust in me as their MP and I look forward to repaying that trust with the work I do in Parliament and in the constituemcy.