Lord Howard of Lympne

Former MP, Lympne

Conservative

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How Lord Howard of Lympne voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Lord Howard of Lympne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Iraq — Motion to Take Note 26 Sep 2014

    My Lords, it is a rare privilege to follow the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury, and I do so with great trepidation, which is only slightly mitigated by the fact that I agree with very much of what he said. Many voices far more eloquent than mine have described the evil nature of ISIL and the threat that it poses. It has committed unspeakable acts of inhumanity on countless...
  • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Committee 17 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I rise with some temerity to disagree with the views expressed from the Benches opposite, but it seems to me, as a matter of principle, that when the Government and the Parliament of the United Kingdom consider how to introduce legislation consistent with a decision of the European Court of Justice, it is the substance of what the Government and the Parliament of the United Kingdom...
  • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading 16 Jul 2014

    My Lords, in view of the support for the proposals in the Bill, which has been voiced by the last three speakers—hedged around with caveats though that support was—I hope that I can be relatively brief in my support for those proposals. It is, of course, for my noble friend the Minister to reply to the criticism made by the noble Lord, Lord Butler, but it does not seem to me to be...

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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 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 3 debates in the last year — 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 34.46% 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") 18 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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