Lord Hague of Richmond

Conservative Peer

@williamjhague

Coalition Programme for Government - For

the policies outlined in the "programme for government" also known as the "coalition agreement" agreed between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are right.

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Lord Hague of Richmond generally voted for the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about the policies included in the 2010 Conservative - Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement:

  • On 25 Mar 2015: Lord Hague of Richmond voted for a series of taxation related measures including increasing the personal income tax free allowance and increasing the threshold at which higher rate tax is charged. Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to approve the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Football Governance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); in favour of arrangements to limit access to such information; in favour of requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and to state operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; and also in favour of limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of requiring the mass retention of information about communications, (but not the content of those communications); in favour of arrangements to limit access to such information; in favour of requiring those based outside of the UK to comply with warrants to intercept the content of communications and to state operators of internet-based services may be required enact such intercepts; in favour of limiting the use of intercepts, and police access to communications data, on economic grounds to cases involving the interests of national security; and also in favour of more frequent reports from the Interception of Communications Commissioner and for the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation to review the operation and regulation of investigatory powers by May 2015. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 7 May 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Minimum Price of Alcohol Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 28 Apr 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted for a High Speed Rail link between London and the West Midlands. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to approve the March 2014 budget, increasing the personal income tax allowance, reducing corporation tax, capping welfare spending, reducing alcohol duties and more. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of increasing the rate of the bank levy tax and in favour of changes aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the levy. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Backbench Business — Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 30 Jan 2014: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Immigration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Recall of Elected Representatives — Power for Voters to Prompt New Election Before Term of Office Ends Show vote
  • On 31 Oct 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to approve spending money on preparations for a high speed rail network connecting at least London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Sheffield, Leeds, and Manchester. Show vote
  • On 22 Oct 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond voted for a series of immigration measures including greater removal and enforcement powers, restrictions on the detention of children, the introduction of powers to levy an NHS charge on some of those seeking to enter the UK, and measures to prevent those not legally present in the UK renting properties and obtaining driving licenses. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond voted for the proposed badger cull. Show vote
  • On 5 Jun 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of culling badgers in an effort to control bovine tuberculosis. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — New Clause on Review of Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 25 Oct 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Badger Cull Show vote
  • On 16 Jul 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on National Health Service — Health Spending and Rationing by Cost Show vote
  • On 10 Jul 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of reforming the House of Lords, introducing 15 year terms for most members and introducing an elected element. Show vote
  • On 27 Jun 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Third Reading — Individual voter registration etc. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Individual Electoral Registration — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 23 May 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Electoral Registration and Administration Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Manchester City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Sheffield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Coventry City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 8 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Wakefield City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted against banking reforms to give businesses easier access to credit and to bring transparency, accountability and responsibility into the setting of pay in the banking sector. Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Draft City of Liverpool (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — 3 May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Draft City of Nottingham (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Draft City of Leeds (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 1 Feb 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Draft City of Bristol (Mayoral Referendum) Order 2012 — May 2012 Referendum on a Directly Elected Mayor Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Birmingham City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 2012: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to require Bradford City Council to hold a referendum on 3rd May 2012 on if to have a directly elected mayor. Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of cutting the subsidy for electricity generated via renewable or low-carbon methods on 12 December 2011 and against ensuring the future of the payments. Show vote
  • On 7 Nov 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Clause 94 — Abolition of Regional Strategies Show vote
  • On 11 Oct 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Protection of Freedoms Bill — Third Reading — DNA Retention, Clamping, CCTV, FOI Datasets Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 12 Sep 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Clause 1 — Police and Crime Commissioners Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 18 May 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Reject Second Reading Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2011 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 31 Mar 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on March 2011 Budget Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted against a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted not to increase the permitted variation from the norm in the number of voters in each parliamentary constituency to 7.5% from the 5% previously proposed. Show vote
  • On 15 Feb 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to create two Parliamentary constituencies wholly on the Isle of Wight rather than just one. Show vote
  • On 9 Feb 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Taxation of the Financial Sector — Financial Transaction Tax — Banking Levy Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Jan 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Localism Bill — Declines Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2011: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to privatise up to 90% of Royal Mail and for related restructuring. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to introduce Police and Crime Commissioners, to give local councils more powers in relation to licensing, and in support of the other measures in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number of MPs Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Clause 9 — Number and distribution of seats Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted not to oppose the combination of preparations for a referendum on the Alternative Vote electoral system with redrawing constituency boundaries. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted in favour of a referendum on using the Alternative Vote system in general elections and for parliamentary constituency boundary changes which would have reduced the number of MPs from 650 to 600. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond was absent for a vote on Academies Bill — Require Academies to Comply with the School Admissions Code — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to support the economic measures contained in the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote
  • On 8 Jun 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to support the Government's programme as outlined in the Queen's Speech Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2010: Lord Hague of Richmond voted to support the Liberal - Conservative Coalition's programme for government Show vote

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