Lord Heseltine

Former MP


A selection of Lord Heseltine's votes

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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Lord Heseltine quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 22 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I am on the side of the councillors. Giving rough figures, I can say that the chief executives of our bigger authorities earn something of the order of 200,000 or 250,000 a year. They are by any standards in the top decile of income groups in the areas that they administer. The leaders of the councils—this relates to the suggestion from the noble Lord, Lord...
  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 22 Jun 2015

    My Lords, we are trying to create world-class prestigious authorities to negotiate on behalf of our major urban areas a massive range of opportunities. I ask the noble Baroness what she thinks about having a directly elected Bristol mayor in Tokyo negotiating a billion-pound investment for the city when, in the fortunes of life, the mayoralty is relatively politically unpopular—and they...
  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 22 Jun 2015

    The mayor would be speaking in his position as an elected official and in normal circumstances he would be able to refer to his successor as representing a policy that was the Bristolian policy. If the issue is, as suggested, that the mayoralty may go and a completely new form and structure of government take its place, what is to say that the devolved responsibilities that had been...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 October 2001

Previously MP for Henley until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Henley, 1974-2001 and for Tavistock, 1966-74. Secretary of State for the Environment, 1979-83 and 1990-92, for Defence, 1983-86; President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, 1992-95; First Secretary of State and Deputy Prime Minister, 1995-97. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

Also represented Henley; Tavistock


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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.87% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 7 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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