A selection of Lord Lansley's votes
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Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2012
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
10 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2014
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
27 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2015
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2004–2011
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My Lords, I want to ask my noble friend about the extent to which the proposals in the Green Paper, which I confess I have not yet had the chance to read, are aligning the public interest test for national security purposes with the export control regime. My recollection from serving on the quadrilateral committee in another place is that national security was not the only consideration for...
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.
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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 135 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 82.78% 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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