Lord Howard of Lympne

Conservative

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How Lord Howard of Lympne voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Lord Howard of Lympne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons — Motion to Take Note 29 Aug 2013

    My Lords, the use of chemical weapons has been illegal for almost a century. Their use was banned by the Geneva protocol, which was agreed by the international community in 1925. That ban was agreed because, as we have seen in the past week, the use of these weapons has particularly dreadful and horrible consequences. It is a ban that should be respected, observed and enforced. That is why...
  • National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 — Motion to Annul 24 Apr 2013

    My Lords, I declare my interest as chair of Help the Hospices, and in a moment or two I shall put the remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Owen, in context. However, I shall begin by correcting a report that appeared in the Financial Times last week, which said that Help the Hospices and other charities regard these regulations as a fresh attempt to privatise the National Health Service. I cannot...
  • Death of a Member: Baroness Thatcher — Tributes 10 Apr 2013

    My Lords, in order to understand the true greatness of Margaret Thatcher it is necessary to remember the state of our country and our continent in 1979 when she became Prime Minister. Our country was in decline-a decline that many thought was permanent and some thought was terminal. I remember listening-I think it was in 1978-to one of the great gurus of the time. He saw no answer to our...

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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 2 debates in the last year — below 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 35.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 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") 17 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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