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 reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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William Hague occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    The business for next week will be: Monday 20 October—Remaining stages of the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill, followed by motion to approve a Church of England measure relating to women bishops. Tuesday 21 October—Second Reading of the Recall of MPs Bill. Wednesday 22 October—Opposition day (7th allotted day). There will be debates in the name of the...
  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    Well, I join the hon. Lady in congratulating the two new hon. Members introduced to the House this week, although both are evidently a bit too busy to bother with the business of the House for next week. We of course congratulate all democratically elected Members. The hon. Lady has been very nice about my 26 years—indeed, 37 years—of speaking at Conservative party conferences....
  • Business of the House 16 Oct 2014

    That is a very important issue, and I know that it is important in my hon. Friend’s constituency. The whole issue of flood prevention and, specifically, coastal erosion is of enormous importance, particularly in view of the weather events that have taken place in this country over the last few years. As he says, in many parts of the country there are overlapping responsibilities. My...

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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

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

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)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 26 debates in the last year — 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 30.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 50 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") 2199 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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. (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. (11 April 2014)
£425 received. (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. (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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