Lord Howard of Lympne

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

Conservative

A selection of Lord Howard of Lympne's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 6 Jul 2016

    I am sure my noble friend understands that, by talking about this guarantee in the future, she has done little to allay the real anxieties which hang over the heads of millions of people from the European Union who are lawfully in this country now. This is a guarantee that could—and should—be given now and it does not take the matter further to suggest that it can be given at some...
  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 6 Jul 2016

    Does the noble Lord not agree that actually our European neighbours—still partners but about to be erstwhile partners in the European Union—benefit enormously more from those arrangements than we do? They make many more requests to this country for co-operation then we make to them, so they would be the losers if these constructive co-operative arrangements were not to continue.
  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 6 Jul 2016

    My Lords, the main reason why I want to leave the European Union is because I want to restore as the supreme constitutional authority in our country the Parliament and the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, both of which are at present subordinate to the institutions of the European Union, including the European Court of Justice. I greatly look forward to the day when we become an...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2010

Previously MP for Folkestone and Hythe until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Folkestone and Hythe

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Prime Minister
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • Work and Pensions
  • Euro
  • Tax Credits
  • Tax Credit Claims
  • Inflation Indicator
  • Network Rail

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (10 Aug 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (6 Nov 2003 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (6 Nov 2003 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (9 Jan 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (27 May 1993 to 1 May 1997)
  • Secretary of State for Environment (11 Apr 1992 to 26 May 1993)
  • Secretary of State for Employment (2 Jan 1990 to 10 Apr 1992)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Housing) (25 Jul 1989 to 2 Jan 1990)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Planning) (25 Jul 1988 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (13 Jun 1987 to 24 Jul 1988)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (2 Sep 1985 to 13 Jun 1987)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Howard of Lympne’s speeches
  • 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 36.08% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 56 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above 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") 26 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Entrée Gold Inc. (non-executive Deputy Chairman), 1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver BC, Canada; company engages in exploration and mining. I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 7 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 6 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £4166.66. Hours: 35 hours. (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £4,166.66. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Northern Racing Limited (non-executive Chairman), 12c Lancaster Park, Needwood, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire BE13 9PD; company owns and operates racecourses. I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £6660.53 in respect of my chairmanship of Northern Racing Ltd paid by Motcomb Estates Ltd, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP. Hours: 12 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £6660.53. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £6166.73. Hours: 6 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £6666.53. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £6666.73. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £6666.73. Hours: 5 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £6,666.73. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Helphire Group PLC (non-executive), Pinesgate, Lower Bristol Road, Bath BA2 3DP; company provides accident management services. In my role as senior independent director I attend board meetings and meetings of board committees (chairing them where appropriate) and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 19 August 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £2350.27. Hours: 10 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £2,350.27. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
Luup Limited (non-executive Chairman); company is an independent provider of mobile payment solutions. I attend board meetings and meetings of the senior management of the company as and when required and communicate between meetings with the company.
Payment of £4910.86. Hours: 14 hours (Registered 19 September 2009)
Payment of £2400. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £2400 Hours: 18 hours (Registered 14 December 2009)
Payment of £2400 Hours: 12 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Payment of £2400. Hours: 15 hours (Registered 12 February 2010)
Payment of £2,400. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 5 April 2010)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Queen's Counsel (non-practising).
Member, Strategic Advisory Council (formerly known as the International Advisory Board), Lightbridge Corporation, Inc (formerly Novastar Resources, Inc); the company develops nuclear fuel designs to dispose effectively and safely of weapons and reactor-grade plutonium, and also offers advice on the provision of nuclear power.
Quarterly payment of £3710.08. Hours: 8 hours (Registered 2 January 2010)
Member of the Advisory Board of Hermitage Global Fund; investment management.
Payment of £2936.00. Hours: 2 hours (Registered 20 October 2009)
Payment of £250 from The Times, 1 Virginia St, London E98 1XY, for a book review. Hours: 10 hours. (Registered 20 October 2009)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I receive honorary membership of the Carlton Club.
My wife and I received tickets for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Lord Marland. (Registered 10 March 2009)
I receive honorary membership of Buck's Club. (Registered 13 March 2009)
Name of donor: David Reuben
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: my wife and I received tickets to the Conservative Party's general election fundraising dinner (value: £700).
Date of receipt of donation: 1 February 2010
Date of acceptance of donation: 1 February 2010
Donor status: individual
(Registered 3 March 2010)
6. Overseas visits
21-25 February 2009, to Bahrain, to attend a conference on the security of the region. My airfare and accommodation were paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 13 March 2009)
8. Land and Property
Flat, currently let, in London SW1.
Quarter share in two flats and a small shop site in Swansea.
9. Shareholdings
(b) Entrée Gold Inc. (share options)
11. Miscellaneous
Half-share in syndicate which owns four racehorses, from which I may receive returns.

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