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20 JUN 2018

Speech on Rights of Persons with disabilities

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dame Cheryl. I...


19 JUN 2018

Question in Health & Social Care Questions

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust recently won a bid under the Beyond...


18 JUN 2018

Speech on referenda and the House of Lords

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Walker. Let...


18 JUN 2018

Question in Urgent Question on Cannabis Oil

John Howell (Henley) (Con) When will the commission start work, how will it operate, and how will...


14 JUN 2018

Interventions in debate on vaccinations in developing countries

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Is my right hon. Friend aware that the number of deaths from...


12 JUN 2018

Speech on terrorism

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Since this is the first time that I have seen you since the weekend,...


11 JUN 2018

Question on the Yemen

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Some 22 million people in the Yemen are in need of humanitarian aid. How...


09 JUN 2018

John Howell MP digital businesses moving from strength to strength

I have welcomed the news that the import and export of services from the cultural, digital, and...


07 JUN 2018

Speech on Turkey

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a great pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Cynon Valley...


07 JUN 2018

Question on school breakfast ckubs

John Howell (Henley) (Con) May we have debate on the importance of school breakfast clubs and...


07 JUN 2018

Question on Nigeria to Church Commissioner

John Howell (Henley) (Con)  To ask the right hon. Member for Meriden, representing the Church...


07 JUN 2018

Aircraft noise and the third runway

Over the past few years I have been approached by a number of people with environmental concerns on...


07 JUN 2018

Question on Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Will the Minister confirm that the creation of 15 hectares of new...


07 JUN 2018

Interventions in debate on Hezbollah

John Howell (Henley) (Con) To follow up on that point, at a protest outside the Israeli embassy in...


05 JUN 2018

Question on the South Sudan

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Will the hon. Gentleman join me in welcoming the recent announcement in...


05 JUN 2018

Quesion in Statement on expansion of Heathrow

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The airspace review is a crucial part of the success of this project....


05 JUN 2018

Intervention in debate on potholes

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I thank the hon. Lady for giving way; she is being very generous. I just...


04 JUN 2018

Question in Statement on US Steel and Aluminium tariffs

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Picking up on that point, will not a system of retaliatory tariffs...


04 JUN 2018

Intervention in debate on fur sales

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Surely the reason that there is so much cross-party support behind...


23 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on planning

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I thank my right hon. Friend for giving way on this important point. I...


23 MAY 2018

Speech in debate on persecution of Christians

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. The...


22 MAY 2018

Interventions in debate on unitary status

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I am not from Somerset; I am an MP for Oxfordshire, which of course is...


22 MAY 2018

Question in Urgent Question on air quality

John Howell (Henley) (Con) There are three hotspots in my own constituency all of which are in...


22 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on sale of puppies

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The hon. Lady has spoken passionately about the consumer, but there is...


16 MAY 2018

Speech on the NHS and 70 years

John Howell (Henley) (Con) It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie. Let...


16 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on public legal education

John Howell (Henley) (Con) My hon. Friend makes a powerful point. Does he agree that it is not just...


16 MAY 2018

Question in FCO qestions

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The Minister has already mentioned the importance of face-to-face...


14 MAY 2018

Question in Urgent Question on schools

John Howell (Henley) (Con) A free school in my constituency, the Europa School, has proved very...


13 MAY 2018

Feedback re meeting in Sonning Common

I was pleased that so many people attended the open meeting in Sonning Common on Friday. The prime...


10 MAY 2018

Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge Arc

First, let me say that in my opinion the Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge Expressway is very unlikely...


10 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on nursing education

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I think my hon. Friend the Minister has forgotten that the Minister for...


09 MAY 2018

Intervention on electric cars

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Is the hon. Gentleman aware that Nissan has already said that we are not...


09 MAY 2018

Speech on lawyers

John Howell (Henley) (Con) As a non-lawyer, I will start by looking at the justice system as a...


09 MAY 2018

Intervention on Euratom

John Howell (Henley) (Con) The Minister may be aware that in the last few hours, I have had a...


09 MAY 2018

Question in Urgent Question on Learning Disabilities

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Surely the quicker integration of the NHS with social care across the...


08 MAY 2018

Question in debate on Rohingya

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I think the point the hon. Lady is making is that the biggest risk is...


08 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on skills

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Will my right hon. Friend join me in congratulating the Culham Science...


07 MAY 2018

Parking at Townlands Memorial Hospital

I attach a letter and an email I have received from NHS Property Services about the parking at...


02 MAY 2018

Intervention in debate on prison officers

John Howell (Henley) (Con) I have a number of personal case studies from prison officers at the...


02 MAY 2018

Question and speech on HPV virus

John Howell (Henley) (Con) My hon. Friend mentions the 2,000 people. Does he have an estimate of...


02 MAY 2018

Intervention in 3rd reading of Sanctions Bill

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Does the Minister acknowledge, as I do, how important this Bill is in...


02 MAY 2018

Question in debate on solitary confinement

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Given what the hon. Lady has said about the definitions of solitary...


30 APR 2018

Intervention in Windrush debate

John Howell (Henley) (Con) During the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, the BBC interviewed...


30 APR 2018

Question on teaching of Syrian refugees

John Howell (Henley) (Con) Last week, like my hon. Friend the Member for North Thanet (Sir Roger...


30 APR 2018

Notes of meeting between Minister and small schools

In my periodic meetings with schools in the constituency some issues recurr for small schools. I...



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.