A selection of Lord Hutton of Furness's votes
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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
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
33 votes for, 1 vote against, 14 absences, between 2006–2011
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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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?
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...
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 20 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 15.27% 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?)
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