Lord Howard of Lympne

Former MP

Conservative

A selection of Lord Howard of Lympne's votes

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  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Health: Palliative Care — Question 23 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I declare an interest as chairman of Hospice UK. Is the crux of this issue not the fact that most people do not want or need to die in hospital, and that not enough help is given to allow and help those people who do not need to die in hospital to leave hospital and get the palliative care which can be provided in hospices or elsewhere? Is my noble friend the Minister aware that...
  • Health: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards — Question for Short Debate 16 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I support the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, and declare my interest as the chair of Hospice UK. In view of the limited time available to me, I shall bite my tongue hard and resist the temptation to comment on what the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope, referred to as the juridical aspect of the problem that faces us and concentrate on what I think will be of most help to my noble...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: Report (1st Day) 2 Feb 2015

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to follow my noble friend Lord Blencathra, with whom I worked so closely and for so long in government. I am afraid that on this occasion I have to disagree with the contents of his speech. It seems to me that the answer to the points that he made was given by the noble Lord, Lord West, during his intervention. These amendments are not meant to be the last...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2010

Previously MP for Folkestone and Hythe until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Folkestone and Hythe

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Prime Minister
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Work and Pensions
  • Euro
  • Tax Credits
  • Tax Credit Claims
  • Inflation Indicator
  • Network Rail

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 6 Dec 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 34.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 56 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 22 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Entrée Gold Inc. (non-executive Deputy Chairman), 1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver BC, Canada; company engages in exploration and mining. I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 7 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 6 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 35 hours. (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £4,166.66. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Northern Racing Limited (non-executive Chairman), 12c Lancaster Park, Needwood, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire BE13 9PD; company owns and operates racecourses. I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £6660.53 in respect of my chairmanship of Northern Racing Ltd paid by Motcomb Estates Ltd, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Hours: 12 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £6660.53. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £6166.73. Hours: 6 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £6666.53. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £6666.73. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £6666.73. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £6,666.73. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Helphire Group PLC (non-executive), Pinesgate, Lower Bristol Road, Bath BA2 3DP; company provides accident management services. In my role as senior independent director I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £2,350.27. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Luup Limited (non-executive Chairman); company is an independent provider of mobile payment solutions. I attend board meetings and meetings of the senior management of the company as and when required and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £4910.86. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £2400. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £2400 Hours: 18 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £2400 Hours: 12 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £2400. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £2,400. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Queen's Counsel (non-practising).
Member, Strategic Advisory Council (formerly known as the International Advisory Board), Lightbridge Corporation, Inc (formerly Novastar Resources, Inc); the company develops nuclear fuel designs to dispose effectively and safely of weapons and reactor-grade plutonium, and also offers advice on the provision of nuclear power.
Quarterly payment of £3710.08. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Member of the Advisory Board of Hermitage Global Fund; investment management.
Payment of £2936.00. Hours: 2 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £250 from The Times, 1 Virginia St, London E98 1XY, for a book review. Hours: 10 hours. (Registered 20 October 2009)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I receive honorary membership of the Carlton Club.
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Lord Marland. (Registered 10 March 2009)
I receive honorary membership of Buck's Club. (Registered 13 March 2009)
Name of donor: David Reuben
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: my wife and I received tickets to the Conservative Party's general election fundraising dinner (value: £700).
Date of receipt of donation: 1 February 2010
Date of acceptance of donation: 1 February 2010
Donor status: individual
(Registered 3 March 2010)
6. Overseas visits
21-25 February 2009, to Bahrain, to attend a conference on the security of the region. My airfare and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 13 March 2009)
8. Land and Property
Flat, currently let, in London SW1.
Quarter share in two flats and a small shop site in Swansea.
9. Shareholdings
(b) Entrée Gold Inc. (share options)
11. Miscellaneous
Half-share in syndicate which owns four racehorses, from which I may receive returns.

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