Lord Howarth of Newport

Former MP, Newport

Labour

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How Lord Howarth of Newport voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Lord Howarth of Newport occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Court Fees — Question 26 Feb 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much additional money they expect to raise by increasing court fees; what they will use it for; and what is their assessment of the impact of that policy on access to justice.
  • Court Fees — Question 26 Feb 2015

    Did the Minister, whose personal commitment to justice I do not for a moment doubt, notice that on Monday, when the Lord Chancellor was piously quoting Magna Carta to the Global Law Summit— “to no one will we sell, to no one deny or delay right or justice”, Mr Grayling intoned—his unfortunate junior Minister, Mr Vara, was attempting to explain to the House of Commons...
  • Crown Prosecution Service — Question 23 Feb 2015

    My Lords, to what extent do the Government expect the Crown Prosecution Service to liaise with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs about decisions to prosecute? How satisfied is the noble and learned Lord about the state of liaison between the two organisations? How satisfied are the Government about the performance of the prosecuting authorities in relation to financial crime and tax...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2005

Previously MP for Newport East until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Newport East; Stratford-on-Avon

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Employment and Equal Opportunities), Department for Education and Employment (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 84.27% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 396 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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