Lord Hutton of Furness

Former MP, Furness

Labour

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How Lord Hutton of Furness voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
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Lord Hutton of Furness never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Iraq — Motion to Take Note 26 Sep 2014

    My Lords, I strongly support the actions that have been proposed by Her Majesty’s Government to deal with the growing security crisis in Iraq, and I am delighted that my Front Bench has today issued its unequivocal support for that policy. The growing crisis in Iraq certainly has a direct material effect on our own security here in the UK; it certainly affects the security of our...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Occupational Pensions 24 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the number and percentage of people who are members of occupation pension schemes by region in (1) England, (2) Scotland, and (3) Wales.
  • Pensions Bill — Report (2nd Day)3.39 pm 26 Feb 2014

    I am very grateful to the Minister for giving way. Can he tell us what assumptions underpin the figure that he has just given to the House?

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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 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

  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • 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)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (11 May 2005 to 3 Nov 2005)
  • Minister of State, Department of Health (11 Oct 1999 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (27 Oct 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question 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 13.11% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 83 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") 10 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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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