Lord Spicer

Former MP

Conservative

A selection of Lord Spicer's votes

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  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Airports: Heathrow Third Runway - Question 23 May 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimates they have made of the impact of the alternative outcomes of the European referendum on a decision to build a third runway at Heathrow airport.
  • Airports: Heathrow Third Runway - Question 23 May 2016

    My Lords, I am not quite sure what that means, but it was a difficult Question. I have enormous respect for my noble friend. Does he think that if we left the EU the growth of air traffic would be so great that, with British businessmen going around the world creating new markets, it is questionable that building just a single new runway would be sufficient? I ask him further whether...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2010

Previously MP for West Worcestershire until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented West Worcestershire; Worcestershire South

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Bovine TB
  • Health Services (Worcestershire)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee (7 Jun 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-committee (14 May 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Housing and Planning) (3 Jan 1990 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Energy) (13 Jun 1987 to 3 Jan 1990)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (Aviation) (1 Jan 1985 to 1 Jan 1987)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (11 Sep 1984 to 13 Jun 1987)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1983 to 1 Jul 1984)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1983)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Computer Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)

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  • Has spoken in 420 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Spicer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.70% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — 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") 32 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Non-executive director and President of the Association of Electricity Producers. Address: Charles House, 5-11 Regent Street, London, SW1Y 4LR. Fulfil duties under the Companies Act. (£15,001-£20,000)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 6hrs. (Registered 4 August 2009)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 5hrs. (Registered 21 September 2009)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 10hrs. (Registered 30 September 2009)
Received payment of £1500. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2009)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 21 hrs. (Registered 1 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 31 December 2009)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 1 February 2010)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 9 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2010)
Received payment of £1,500. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 31 March 2010)

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