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- Also represented Hartlepool
- Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2008
- Previously MP for Hartlepool until 8 September 2004 — Resigned
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Mandelson voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
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- Never rebels against their party.
- Economy: Growth — Question for Short Debate (6 Dec 2012)
“My Lords, I warmly congratulate the noble Lord on securing this debate and on his report as a whole. It will not surprise him that I strongly agree with the bulk of it. When I returned to the Government when the financial crisis struck in 2008, my eyes had been opened by my continental experience to what most other sensible Governments do in placing their weight behind the growth of new...”
- Leveson Inquiry — Statement (29 Nov 2012)
“My Lords, the Prime Minister said at the beginning of his Statement that above all we should put the interests of the victims first. I am afraid that in his response to Leveson he is doing the very opposite of that: he is putting politics and the perceived power of certain sections of the press before the interests of the victims. Let us be honest, he is not the first Prime Minister to be in...”
- EU: Recent Developments — Motion to Take Note (16 Feb 2012)
“My Lords, I do not know whether the noble Lord, Lord Lamont, is more canary or Cassandra. I could take up many of his observations, but I shall not. Nor shall I dwell on current events in Greece, although I do think they illustrate the risk of becoming too fixated on austerity out of fear of market sentiment. Nor am I going to dwell on the events of December's European Council meeting. I am...”
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- Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 19.06% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£7,893 (587th)||£0||£16,767 (474th)||£12,560 (500th)|
|Office running costs||£5,474 (644th)||£18,114 (joint 449th with 1 other)||£18,154 (joint 310th with 1 other)||£12,444 (446th)|
|Staffing costs||£36,346 (656th)||£68,023 (joint 228th with 71 others)||£62,321 (389th)||£52,361 (114th)|
|Members' Travel||£4,249 (joint 557th with 1 other)||£8,388 (386th)||£7,932 (413th)||£5,509 (443rd)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£2,090 (68th)||£2,274 (39th)||£2,111 (43rd)||£880 (154th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£116 (641st)||£292 (599th)||£336 (604th)||£476 (567th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||N/A||£140 (640th)||£470 (626th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,337 (622nd)||£1,337 (611th)||£1,075 (614th)||£655 (589th)|
|Other Costs||£30,927 (1st)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£88,572 (648th)||£98,898 (joint 602nd with 1 other)||£108,696 (420th)||£84,885 (409th)|