Lord Hutton of Furness

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Lord Hutton of Furness's votes

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  • Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence Fire and Rescue Service 8 Mar 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government on how many occasions in the last five years Ministry of Defence firefighters attended accidents on public highways involving civilian property.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Bank Services: Cuba 23 Dec 2015

    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.
  • Syria: UK Military Action — Motion to Take Note 2 Dec 2015

    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...

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Labour Peer

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

  • Defence
  • Trident

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Employed by Eversheds LLP, solicitors, 1 Wood Street, London EC1, to host and speak at a series of private dinners.
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in October 2009. (Registered 24 November 2009)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in November 2009. (Registered 24 November 2009)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in December 2009. (Registered 26 January 2010)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in February 2010. (Registered 23 March 2010)

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