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A selection of Lord Lansley's votes
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Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2015
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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 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
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.
My noble friend’s appreciation of what is being done in contact tracing and the urgency that has been invested in that and other aspects of containment of the disease is welcome. I share the appreciation that there is across the House for that. I am sure my noble friend agrees that the effort put in now to try to contain the virus is not disproportionate, even if it includes the powers...
My Lords, I do not want to embarrass the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, but I thought that was an excellent speech. It reminded me of an important point about the drafting of legislation. As the noble Baroness, Lady Young of Old Scone, may recall, when one asks any administration to adhere to a series of duties or objectives, the more one adds in, the greater is the difficulty in the administration...
My Lords, what conclusion do the Government draw from the fact that my home city of Cambridge is one of the places in the country with the highest level of inward migration and the city with the highest level of employment in Europe?
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 175 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lansley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — 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 62.03% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 91 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Lansley’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 138 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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