A selection of Lord Lansley's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 8 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2012
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2008–2013
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2012
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
27 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2015
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My Lords, I declare an interest as the chair of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group. Following the successful deployment of RAF Typhoons to Japan, will the Government look at further potential deployments of both the RAF and the Royal Navy to show our solidarity with the people of Japan?
Her Majesty's Government under what circumstances a Government financial guarantee to a capital investment project will lead to the definition of expenditure on that project being classified as public expenditure.
Her Majesty's Government what they communicated to the Welsh Government about the implications for capital provision or borrowing capacity consequent upon the possibility of government financial guarantees being provided by the Welsh Government to the Heads of the Valley Development Company Circuit of Wales project.
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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
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- NHS: Finance
- NHS Finance
- General Practitioners
Currently held offices
- Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (6 Sep 2012 to 15 Jul 2014)
- The Leader of the House of Commons (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 160 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lansley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — 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 82.86% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 77 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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