A selection of Lord Lansley's votes
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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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2013
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2010
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
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
4 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2014
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Circumstances have not enabled me to participate in previous debates on this subject but I want to put one point to my noble friend. He has instanced the debate on standardised packaging; I was responsible for the initial consultation. That policy did not stem from a European Union initiative but from one in this country or, one might say, from my conversations with Nicola Roxon, the...
My Lords, the life sciences sector deal has been published today. From the point of view of the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, one of the important and immediate objectives of the negotiations is to secure agreement to mutual recognition for things such as batch product testing and release, so that at the very least, through the transitional deal, they will not be required to...
My Lords, my noble friend the Minister will know that increased communication opportunities between Oxford and Cambridge offer significant national economic potential. However, when will the public have an opportunity to look at, and be consulted on, the route of such a rail link between Sandy in Bedfordshire and Cambridge? I should declare an interest as a resident west of Cambridge.
More of Lord Lansley’s recent appearances
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 and Social Care Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lansley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 30 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 74.42% 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") 78 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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