William Hague

MP, Richmond (Yorks)

Richmond (Yorks) Conservative

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How William Hague voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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William Hague occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 26 Feb 2015

    The business for next week will be as follows: Monday 2 March—Estimates day (2nd allotted day). There will be a debate entitled “Devolution in England: The Case for Local Government”, followed by a debate on “Towards the next Defence and Security Review: Part Two—NATO”. Further details will be given in the Official Report. [The details are as follows:...
  • Business of the House 26 Feb 2015

    As ever, I am grateful for the questions from the hon. Lady. It shows what a broad party we are that we welcome views from all parts of the galaxy, as she has just demonstrated. On the question of what is behind every great man, I have always thought that behind every great man is an astonished mother-in-law, so that is a further refinement of that phrase. I can assure her that the Prime...
  • Business of the House 26 Feb 2015

    I have enormous respect for Lord Prescott, but having to go back 10 years is a sign of desperation for Labour. On a more serious question, the hon. Member for Wallasey (Ms Eagle) asked about Government waste. I remind her that this Government have saved, thanks to the Cabinet Office Ministers, more than 10 billion a year just by making elementary things in government more efficient....

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Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks)

Entered House of Commons on 23 February 1989 — unknown

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Lebanon
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Iran: Nuclear Power

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority
  • First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary, Foreign Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (19 Jun 1997 to 13 Sep 2001)
  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (19 Jun 1997 to 13 Sep 2001)
  • Secretary of State for Wales (5 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Minister of State (Department of Social Security) (20 Jul 1994 to 5 Jul 1995)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (27 May 1993 to 20 Jul 1994)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (30 Jan 1990 to 31 Oct 1990)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 33.74% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 53 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2347 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Secondary royalty earnings in relation to a biography:
Payments from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, The Writers’ House, 13 Haydon St, London EC3N 1DB:
Payment of £140.84. No additional hours worked. (Registered 11 April 2014)
Secondary royalty earnings in relation to books already written (No additional hours worked):
Payments from AudioGO Ltd, St James House, The Square, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath BA2 3BH:
£425 received. (Registered 11 April 2014)
£425 received. (Registered 11 April 2014)
Advance on the renewal of an audio book. Payment from HarperCollins, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8JB:
Payment of £205.00. No additional hours worked. (Registered 11 April 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party from 1997-2001, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of the Carlton Club.
In my capacity as Leader of the Conservative Party from 1997-2001, I have accepted Honorary Membership for life of Buck’s Club.
Name of donor: The Travellers Club
Address of donor: 106 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EP.
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: honorary membership of the club (value: £1,440 per year for 2014)
Date of first receipt of donation: 12 July 2010
Date of acceptance of donation: 12 July 2010
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 4 August 2010; updated 17 April 2013, updated 28 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential leasehold property in London.
11. Miscellaneous
In my position as an Honorary Bencher at Lincoln’s Inn I have the use of the Inn’s facilities, including the dining room and library.

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