Lord Spicer

Former MP

Conservative

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How Lord Spicer voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Lord Spicer never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • First World War — Motion to Take Note 25 Jun 2014

    My Lords, I had not intended to intervene in this debate, but I am prompted to do so very briefly by the two speeches of the noble Lords, Lord Hannay and Lord Davies. They were brilliant speeches in many ways and I have tremendous respect for the debating power of the noble Lord, Lord Davies, and, indeed, for that of the noble Lord, Lord Hannay. However, I profoundly disagreed with their...
  • First World War — Motion to Take Note 25 Jun 2014

    I exonerate the noble Lord. I think that it is fair to say that the noble Lord, Lord Davies, did argue that point. Arguably, it is the exact opposite. The thing that caused the wars was the centralisation and determination of one nation—the Germans—and the individual sovereign states were those that created the peace, winning the war, and there was a lasting peace thereafter. So...
  • Rough Sleeping — Question 19 Jun 2014

    My Lords, I was the Minister who first introduced the rough sleepers grant some 25 years ago and I think I may have been wrong to do so. Does my noble friend agree that a better way to spend the money might be on improving the hostel facilities for people who do not have anywhere to sleep?

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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 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)

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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • 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 78.97% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 18 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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