A selection of Lord Hutton of Furness's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice has been given to UK banks regarding business and personal financial transactions between UK individuals or UK-registered companies and Cuban counterparties based in Cuba.
My Lords, I start my remarks tonight by expressing my very strong support for the Government’s policy with regard to taking military action in Syria. It is clear to all of us in this country, and increasingly clear to people around the world, that the international community needs to develop an effective response to the problems in Syria; we need a political strategy. With the Vienna...
My Lords, I think it is necessary that we take the new powers and I broadly welcome the additional safeguards that the Minister has outlined, but can I ask him specifically about the process of authorising interception warrants? Just like the noble Lord, Lord King, I have had responsibility for signing these warrants in the past, and I would like to know why the Minister and his colleagues in...
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Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 2010
Previously MP for Barrow and Furness until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Barrow and Furness
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Topics of interest
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (8 Nov 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
- Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- The Secretary of State for Defence (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Oct 2008)
- Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (3 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (11 May 2005 to 3 Nov 2005)
- Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Cabinet Office) (6 May 2005 to 2 Nov 2005)
- Minister of State, Department of Health (11 Oct 1999 to 11 May 2005)
- Minister of State (Department of Health) (Health) (11 Oct 1999 to 6 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (29 Oct 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (27 Oct 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Dec 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 14.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 420 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") 16 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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