About Sir Alan

Saffron Walden: Con majority 15,242
Parents: Son of late John and Alice Haselhurst
DATE OF BIRTH: June 23, 1937

Educated
King Edward VI School, Birmingham
Cheltenham College

Further Education
Oriel College, Oxford

Employment
Executive, chemicals and plastic industry 1960 -70
Public Affairs Consultant 1974-97

Marital Details
Married April 16, 1977, Angela Margaret, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey (2 sons 1 daughter)

Career:
Secretary, Treasurer, Librarian, Oxford Union Society 1959-60
National Chairman, Young Conservatives 1966-68
M.P. for Middleton and Prestwich 1970-74
M.P. for Saffron Walden 1977-
P.P.S. to Home Secretary 1973-74
P.P.S. to Secretary of State for Education 1979-81
Member of the Select Committee on European Legislation 1982-97
Member of the Select Committee on Transport 1992-97
Member of the Select Committee on Catering 1992-97
Member of the Speaker's Panel of Chairmen 1992-97
Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker 1997-2010
Member of the Finance & Services Committee 2008-2015
Chair of the House of Commons Administration Committee 2010-2015
Chair of the UK Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2010-2015
Member of the Liaison Committee 2010-2015

Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association International Executive Committee 2011-14

Trusts, etc
Chairman, Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council 1978 - 81
Chairman of Trustees, Community Projects Foundation 1986-97
Fellow, Industry and Parliament Trust

Sports Clubs
Essex County Cricket Club, Executive Committee Member 1996- 2008
Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Member 1996-
Middlesex County Cricket Club, Hon. Member 2006-

President, West Essex Cricket District Board 2009-

Honours:
Knighted 1995, Privy Counsellor 1999

Recreations
Hi-fi, watching cricket, theatre

Publications
Occasionally Cricket (1999)
Eventually Cricket (2001)
Incidentally Cricket (2003)

Accidentally Cricket (2009)
Unusually Cricket (2010)

Fatally Cricket (2013)

Clubs:
MCC