Lord Hague of Richmond

First Secretary of State and Leader of the House of Commons

Conservative

A selection of Lord Hague of Richmond's votes

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  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Syria: UK Military Action — Motion to Take Note 2 Dec 2015

    (Maiden Speech) My Lords, it may be regarded as a perilous exercise to embark on a maiden speech and comment on a grave international situation in a matter of a few minutes but, as someone who led the Conservative Party at the time of the height of the power and success of Tony Blair, I am no stranger to perilous exercises—or indeed to time-limited exercises. It is a great honour to...
  • Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate 26 Mar 2015

    My challenge in seven minutes is to mention one thing about as many as possible of the right hon. and hon. Members who have spoken in this debate, and to thank my right hon. Friend the Member for North West Hampshire (Sir George Young) for suggesting it. I also join him in thanking the staff of the House for the professionalism of our security staff and Doorkeepers, the long hours of the...
  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March) (No. 2): Procedure of the House 26 Mar 2015

    indicated dissent.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 November 2015

Previously MP for Richmond (Yorks) until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1989 — unknown

Also represented Richmond (Yorks)

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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 Her Majesty's Official Opposition (19 Jun 1997 to 13 Sep 2001)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (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 7 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — 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 38.89% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 378 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 136 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Hague of Richmond’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1 time in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (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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