A selection of Lord Maude of Horsham's votes
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Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
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My Lords, I am tempted to my feet for my first venture from the Back Benches in the few days after liberating myself from the Dispatch Box.
My Lords, I first apologise to the noble Lord for inadvertently interposing myself before him. As I said, this is my first venture from the Back Benches. I am tempted into this debate because I am a veteran of discussions on party funding. I took part in the discussions under the chairmanship of Sir Hayden Phillips, then gave evidence to the Kelly committee, then had the pleasure of long...
It is an interesting idea that a voluntary agreement to move in a particular direction is then the responsibility of others to enforce. In order to avoid legislation on this in 1984, the leadership of the trade union movement at that stage said, “We will reform ourselves”. The reality is that they did not reform themselves because the opting-out possibility is not visible to most...
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Entered the House of Lords on 26 May 2015
Previously MP for Horsham until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Horsham; North Warwickshire
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Topics of interest
- Duchy of Lancaster
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Trade Unions
- Departmental Manpower
- Political Parties: Finance
- Economic and Monetary Union
- Departmental Aviation
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (11 May 2015 to 11 Mar 2016)
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (11 May 2015 to 11 Mar 2016)
- The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Party Chair, Conservative Party (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Without portfolio (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (2 Feb 2000 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (2 Jun 1998 to 2 Feb 2000)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 Oct 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jul 1990 to 13 Apr 1992)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (24 Jul 1989 to 14 Jul 1990)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (13 Jun 1987 to 26 Jul 1989)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 1985 to 15 Jun 1987)
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- Has spoken in 28 debates since joining Parliament — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Maude of Horsham’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 41.67% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 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") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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