Lord Hutton of Furness

Former MP, Furness

Labour

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How Lord Hutton of Furness voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Lord Hutton of Furness never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Pension Schemes Bill — Second Reading 16 Dec 2014

    I am enormously encouraged by the Minister’s response, but can he explain to me how they will do that?
  • Pension Schemes Bill — Second Reading 16 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I should like to draw the attention of the House to the interests I have declared in the register. I am an unremunerated non-executive director of Pension Quality Mark. I should also like to express my personal tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Jenkin of Roding, who in a few minutes will make his last contribution to our proceedings in this House. The noble Lord has made a truly...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: World War I: Anniversaries 1 Dec 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland concerning the commemoration of the outbreak of First World War; and what was the outcome of any such discussions.

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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 3 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 3 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 14.13% 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") 11 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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