Lord Hutton of Furness

Former MP

Labour

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
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Pension Schemes Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 21 Nov 2016

    I am grateful to the Minister for his comments, which have been very clear, but where I am struggling with his account of this part of the Bill is his saying that the regulator has almost an implied power to review, for example, whether a newly appointed trustee is a fit and proper person. There is nowhere in the Bill so far as I can see where that implied power is expressed. It is always...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Procurement 7 Nov 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether measures are in place to protect Ministry of Defence procurement budgets from the fall in the value of sterling against the US dollar and the Euro; and if so, what those measures are.
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: UK Withdrawal from EU 20 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish an impact assessment before invoking Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

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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

Expenses

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 for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 3 Oct 2008)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 6 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)

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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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