Lord Heseltine quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament
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...
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...
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...
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
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this
Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body of your articles as the source of any analysis or data you get off this site.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.