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Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
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
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
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, three days after the referendum I wrote an article in the Mail on Sunday saying, “The fightback starts here”. I have no hesitation at all in reiterating that position. I believed that, in the light of circumstance and the evolution of truth, we needed a referendum or a second election to deal with the issue. Why was I so preoccupied to argue for a further look? It is because I...
Of the 11 members of the Supreme Court, nine were appointed under a Conservative Prime Minister. Might that not have been used as an argument, if they had found for the Government, indicating corruption?
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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
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)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Heseltine’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 4.47% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 18 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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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