A selection of Lord Heseltine’s votes
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Voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, in 2011.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 13 absences, between 2008–2011.
Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, in 1999.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010.
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My Lords, I salute the two excellent maiden speeches that we have heard today. I am one of the few surviving members of Margaret Thatcher’s first Government and I am amazed to find myself sitting here listening to the arguments from the Front Bench as to why her greatest achievement should be sacrificed. I remember Arthur Cockfield: he is not, perhaps, a household name today, but if you...
My Lords, I am in favour of free and open discussion. I do not want the noble Lord silenced in any way: the Floor is his. Well, here we are, another vacuum in the Brexit debate. The essence, of course, is that, for all the empty generalisations, all the promises and all that new world, there was nothing there. This Bill demonstrates beyond peradventure that they did not know what they were...
To ask His Majesty's Government how many current criminal investigations by the police and HMRC began (1) more than four, and (2) more than two years ago; and of these cases how many are waiting for a charging decision by the Crown Prosecution Service.
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Entered the House of Lords on 23 October 2001
Previously MP for Henley until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Henley, 1974-2001 and for Tavistock, 1966-74. Secretary of State for the Environment, 1979-83 and 1990-92, for Defence, 1983-86; President of the Board of Trade and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, 1992-95; First Secretary of State and Deputy Prime Minister, 1995-97. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election
Party was Conservative until 20 May 2019
Also represented Henley; Tavistock
Other offices held in the past
- First Secretary of State and Deputy Prime Minister ( 5 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
- President of the Board of Trade (10 Apr 1992 to 4 Jul 1995)
- Secretary of State for Environment (28 Nov 1990 to 10 Apr 1992)
- The Secretary of State for Defence ( 6 Jan 1983 to 8 Jan 1986)
- Secretary of State for Environment ( 5 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1983)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment ( 1 Jul 1976 to 3 May 1979)
- Shadow Secretary of State ( 1 Jul 1976 to 3 May 1979)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Industry ( 1 Mar 1974 to 1 Jul 1976)
- Shadow Secretary of State ( 1 Mar 1974 to 1 Jul 1976)
- Minister (Aerospace & Shipping) (Trade and Industry) ( 7 Apr 1972 to 5 Mar 1974)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (15 Oct 1970 to 7 Apr 1972)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Transport) (24 Jun 1970 to 15 Oct 1970)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
1. Remunerated directorships
Haymarket Group Ltd.; publishing, exhibition organisers, farming.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional fees for speaking engagements.
Remuneration received for appearances on BBC
television and radio. (£1-£1,000)
8. Land and Property
Freehold residential property in London.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Haymarket Group Ltd.
(a) Kensington Freeholds Ltd.; dormant.
(a) Yoka Developments Ltd.; dormant.
(a) Cottonrose Ltd.; clothes retailer.
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of UK
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