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
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
18 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2008–2013
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
16 votes for, 31 votes against, 21 absences, between 2008–2014
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 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
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 8 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2012
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My Lords, will the Government consider giving pensioners who are eligible for the winter fuel payment the option of electing to receive premium bonds instead of a cash payment, thereby helping to meet the Government’s funding requirement and reducing the cash call on government?
My Lords, I welcome my noble and learned friend’s Statement. Perhaps I may elaborate on the question relating to the grounds for the intervention notice relating to the commitment to the attainment of broadcasting standards. That relates specifically to the standards as set out under Section 319 of the Communications Act on the content of programming for television and radio services....
My Lords, will my noble friend acknowledge that he does not start this process with anything like a blank sheet? In particular, does he recognise that there is continuing merit in the recommendations of the Dilnot commission? I will not elaborate on that, save to say that they include the fact that it was a manifesto commitment of the Government at the last election.
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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
- 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 235 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 83.85% 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") 71 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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