A selection of Lord Hutton of Furness's votes
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Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2010
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2004–2010
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2007
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
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My Lords, I shall certainly be supporting the Motion in the name of my noble friend the Leader of the Opposition. We have heard some excellent speeches on all sides of the debate this evening, but I will add one or two thoughts of my own. I know it has often been said of these debates that everything has already been said but not everyone has said it, so I will take my ha’porth now and add...
We all want the Prime Minister to come back with a good agreement. Most noble Lords accept that an agreement is vastly preferable to no deal at all. However, we can all hear the sound of the can being kicked down the road. I welcome the fact that we have a little more time, but it is now pretty clear to all that the only credible way that the Government can meet their commitment on preserving...
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?
More of Lord Hutton of Furness’s recent appearances
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
Topics of interest
Currently held offices
- Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Sep 2018 to 9 Oct 2018)
- 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 10 debates in the last year — 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 15.10% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- 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") 27 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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