William Hague

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

Richmond (Yorks) Conservative

A selection of William Hague's votes

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  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes

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Former Conservative MP for Richmond (Yorks)

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1989 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (15 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (12 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (8 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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 51 debates in the last year — well 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 34.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 54 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.
  • 137 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2384 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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)
Payment of £256.66. No additional hours worked. (Registered 11 March 2015)
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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