Lord Maude of Horsham

Former MP


A selection of Lord Maude of Horsham's votes

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  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Overseas Trade: Iran 29 Sep 2015

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 25 September 2015. The correct answer should have been: UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is working with Foreign Office, BIS, the Export Control Organisation, HMRC and HMT to provide coordinated communications to UK industry on sanctions. Activities include 1:1 meetings with major UK companies; group briefings held at the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Israel: Arms Trade 23 Sep 2015

    There was no partial embargo imposed in 2014 on military supplies and equipment for Israel. However, a review of licences in circulation at the outbreak of hostilities in July 2014 identified 12 export licences the Government would suspend, as a precautionary measure, in the event of a resumption of significant hostilities. The Government was concerned that in these circumstances it would be...
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Overseas Trade: Greece 4 Aug 2015

    The total value of UK imports from Greece was 2.6 billion in 2013. This comprised of 0.8 billion imports of goods and 1.9 billion imports of services. The total value of UK exports to Greece was 2.8 billion in 2013. This comprised of 1.5 billion exports of goods and 1.3 billion exports of services. These data are taken from the United Kingdom...

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Conservative Peer

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
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Trade Unions
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Political Parties: Finance
  • Economic and Monetary Union
  • Departmental Aviation

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (since 11 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 7 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Maude of Horsham’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Rental income from property in South London.

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