Lord Heseltine

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, this debate has repeated arguments that most of us have used over many years but I do not intend to go back over any arguments that I have expressed. They remain in my mind as convincing as they have been throughout my political life. I have to say that, of the many speeches and moments of memory in this debate, my noble friend Lord Howard proclaiming that he is not a rebel will...
  • Brexit: Preparations and Negotiations - Motion to Take Note 23 Jul 2018

    My Lords, it behoves someone rising from these Benches to say nice things about the Prime Minister, and I want unreservedly to salute a judgment she got 100% right, which was to put the Brexiteers in charge of the negotiations for our severance with Europe. I advocated that in the immediate aftermath of the referendum, and I did it for two reasons: first, because if they had not been put in...

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Conservative Peer

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 30 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 3.43% 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") 16 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.
My autobiography, Life in the Jungle, which was published in September 2000, drew revenues from the publishers, Hodder Headline, and following on from that I received fees from London Weekend Television for a two-part television documentary based on the book and from The Daily Mail for serialisation rights in advance of publication.
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
Millennium Commissioner.
Chairman of UK/China Forum.

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