Lord Hutton of Furness

Former MP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Report 20 Mar 2018

    Have Her Majesty’s Government received any assurance from the Government of the United States that this legislation will be in place, having passed through both Houses of Congress, in time to ensure that there is no break in trade? Has he received that assurance?
  • Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Report 20 Mar 2018

    I want to say a few words in support of the amendment of the noble Lord, Lord Broers. I draw the House’s attention to my interest in the register: I am currently the chair of the Nuclear Industry Association. None of us in this House or outside who has been following this debate really has any doubt at all that the Government are seized of the significance of the challenge that we...
  • Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Report 20 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I welcome the tabling by the Minister of this amendment. It is always a good idea to see on the face of legislation the definition of terms used in it. It is helpful. I quite understand why the Minister would want to confine the definition of “civil activities” to things carried on for peaceful purposes; for example, in relation to the production, processing and storage...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 2010

Previously MP for Barrow and Furness until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Barrow and Furness

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Trident

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (8 Nov 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (3 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (11 May 2005 to 3 Nov 2005)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Cabinet Office) (6 May 2005 to 2 Nov 2005)
  • Minister of State, Department of Health (11 Oct 1999 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Health) (11 Oct 1999 to 6 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (29 Oct 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (27 Oct 1998 to 11 Oct 1999)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Dec 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Hutton of Furness’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 15.32% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 420 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.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Employed by Eversheds LLP, solicitors, 1 Wood Street, London EC1, to host and speak at a series of private dinners.
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in October 2009. (Registered 24 November 2009)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in November 2009. (Registered 24 November 2009)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in December 2009. (Registered 26 January 2010)
Payment of £5,500 for three days work in February 2010. (Registered 23 March 2010)

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