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 reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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William Hague occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    It has indeed been an interesting, lively and, in the main, good-tempered debate, with one or two reminders from the hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Ms Stuart) to other Members to be good tempered and well informed, which seemed to be successful. Many hon. Members, including the shadow Leader of the House, referred to the sense of alienation and powerlessness that many voters and...
  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I will give way briefly but I must make progress.
  • Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union 20 Nov 2014

    I will defend my hon. Friend, to save time. To be fair to him, he said that the SNP had called the vow a gimmick and now treat it as being of huge importance, which it is. [Interruption.] That was absolutely his argument. The hon. Member for Moray said that he was speaking on behalf of 1.6 million people who voted yes. Actually, our duty in this House is to speak on behalf of, and consider...

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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 31 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 31.85% 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") 2230 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 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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