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- Also represented North West Cambridgeshire; Peterborough
- Entered the House of Lords on 6 July 2005
- Previously MP for North West Cambridgeshire until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Peterborough, 1979-1997, Cambridgeshire North, 1997-2005. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1986-1990; Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office, 1990-1992; Minister of State, Department of Health, 1992-1994; Secretary of State for Transport, 1994-1995; Minister without Portfolio and Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1995-1997; Opposition front bench spokesman on home affairs, 1997-1998. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 3 May 1979 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Mawhinney voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Tobacco: Smuggling — Question (16 May 2013)
“My Lords, is my noble friend aware of the reported considerable smuggling of tobacco across the Northern Ireland-Republic of Ireland border, despite the best and combined efforts of the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Garda Siochana? What are the Government planning to do in addition to reduce that smuggling?”
- NHS: 111 Telephone Service — Question (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, does my noble friend accept that if the Government were to take firm action and turn back the clock to require general practitioners to provide seven days a week, 24 hours a day comprehensive and efficient service, demands on 111 would greatly decrease?”
- UK: Ageing Population — Question (19 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, will my noble friend undertake to intercede with the usual channels so that your Lordships' House can have an early and full debate on the report from the Select Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change, given the highly significant consequences that would flow if the committee, of which I was a member, even got it half right?”
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 31.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 58 times in debates — 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||£0||£0||£0||£8,143 (601st)||£11,307 (535th)|
|Office running costs||£50||£7,875 (631st)||£9,893 (634th)||£12,305 (596th)||£13,106 (412th)|
|Staffing costs||£7,063||£71,534 (271st)||£61,008 (581st)||£61,301 (485th)||£46,478 (296th)|
|Members' Travel||£301||£11,956 (273rd)||£10,364 (315th)||£11,357 (274th)||£9,045 (271st)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£105 (419th)||£77 (joint 440th with 1 other)||£331 (321st)||£236 (334th)|
|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||£0||£217 (622nd)||£605 (458th)||£747 (450th)||£717 (joint 443rd with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£0||£1,458 (499th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,843||£1,843 (403rd)||£1,843 (396th)||£1,843 (387th)||£920 (574th)|
|Total||£27,485||£93,530 (638th)||£85,248 (643rd)||£96,027 (579th)||£81,809 (461st)|