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- Also represented West Worcestershire; Worcestershire South
- 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 Parliament on 28 February 1974 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Spicer voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Never rebels against their party.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (10 Jun 2013)
“Policy announcement on the future of London airports – Lord Spicer.”
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)
“Can my noble friend confirm that one of the reasons why it will be so difficult to renegotiate the repatriation of powers that he has implied already is the acquis communautaire? The acquis insists on all movement, all the changes in the treaty, going in one way: towards a federal state. It is endemic in the treaty and is always supported by the court.”
- Human Trafficking — Question (25 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, the letter to my noble friend Lord McColl states clearly that primary legislation is required. Will this be in the Queen's Speech?”
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- Has spoken in 14 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 80.19% 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") 9 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||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||£20,440 (263rd)||£21,162 (337th)||£22,110 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£13,504 (469th)|
|Office running costs||£7,185 (622nd)||£11,701 (552nd)||£22,752 (163rd)||£12,662||£19,315 (joint 118th with 1 other)||£18,320 (425th)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£18,024 (239th)|
|Staffing costs||£50,285 (638th)||£46,714 (641st)||£57,031 (637th)||£73,227||£63,209 (578th)||£65,627 (431st)||£66,103 (174th)||£43,737 (417th)|
|Communications Allowance||£24,817 (1st)||£21,587 (1st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,585 (521st)1||£4,664 (484th)2||£5,647 (423rd)||£4,336||£6,789 (469th)||£7,012 (444th)||£6,971 (455th)||£5,431 (444th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£43||£0||£75 (442nd)||£179 (joint 387th with 1 other)||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£459 (joint 206th with 1 other)||£168 (301st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,985 (375th)||£560 (joint 456th with 1 other)||£702 (412th)||£699||£941 (311th)||£716 (396th)||£861 (joint 398th with 2 others)||£1,114 (joint 290th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,545 (456th)||£1,777 (445th)||£1,173||£1,824 (434th)||£1,540 (joint 487th with 1 other)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,107 (joint 485th with 2 others)||£911 (joint 551st with 1 other)||£0||£1,943 (joint 212th with 5 others)||£1,943 (joint 208th with 5 others)||£1,943 (joint 205th with 5 others)||£1,943 (joint 195th with 5 others)|
|Total||£109,756 (616th)||£109,208 (623rd)||£110,930 (604th)||£113,774||£114,923 (487th)||£115,566 (399th)||£114,013 (300th)||£83,753 (436th)|