Lord Lansley

Former MP

Conservative

A selection of Lord Lansley's votes

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  • Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Lansley’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Lansley’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Drug-Resistant Infections - Motion to Take Note 15 Sep 2016

    My Lords, I have been in your Lordships’ House for less than a year and once again I am reminded of how much relevant expertise can be brought to an important subject—in this case an extremely important subject—even in the course of a short debate. I am most grateful to all noble Lords who contributed to the debate. It not only gave force to the report we are taking note of...
  • Drug-Resistant Infections - Motion to Take Note 15 Sep 2016

    My Lords, it is my privilege to be able to introduce a debate on the subject of tackling drug-resistant infections and in particular to take note of, and certainly to welcome and take forward in our debate, the review on antimicrobial resistance led by my noble friend Lord O’Neill. It is a great pleasure to see him in his place for the debate. In his 1945 Nobel Prize lecture Alexander...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 October 2015

Previously MP for South Cambridgeshire until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented South Cambridgeshire

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Defence
  • NHS: Finance
  • Influenza
  • NHS Finance
  • General Practitioners
  • Dentistry

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Leader of the House of Commons (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Secretary of State for Health (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (1 Jul 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 11 Oct 2004)
  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Policy Renewal (15 Jun 1999 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1998 to 1 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 250 debates since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lansley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 225 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.
  • 169 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Lansley’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 41 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Flat in London, owned jointly with my wife, from which no income is derived. (Registered 29 November 2013)

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