A selection of Lord Lilley's votes
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Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
5 votes for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, between 1997–2016
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
39 votes for, 0 votes against, 15 absences, between 2012–2016
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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The noble Lord said in 20 years’ time. Actually, the Swiss deal with China reduces tariffs by two percentage points a year. The high tariffs are 18%, so in nine years they will all be gone. They are already half way through. Where are we, in our membership of the European Union, in the process of getting free trade with China?
The Swiss have to fill in rules of origin on their trade with Europe, which constitutes 80% of their exports. They say that the overall cost of dealing with borders is about 0.1% of the value of trade. How does the noble Baroness make that tie in with the scare story she is currently retelling?
My Lords, it is a great privilege to follow the noble Lord, Lord Kakkar, who has delivered the kind of well-informed speech that I, as a new boy, have looked forward to hearing in this House, and which is such an important feature of its contribution to the working of Parliament. The Trade Bill is useful, workmanlike and necessary. I was tempted to add that it is crucially important, because...
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Entered the House of Lords on 18 June 2018
Previously MP for Hitchin and Harpenden until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Hitchin and Harpenden; St Albans
Topics of interest
Lord Lilley campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- International Development
- Energy and Climate Change
- Asylum Seekers
- Aid Statistics
- Carbon Emissions
- Members: Correspondence
- Work Permits
Currently held offices
- Member, SLSC Sub-Committee A (since 4 Sep 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Environmental Audit Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (5 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
- Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
- Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
- Secretary of State for Social Security (10 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
- Secretary of State for Trade (14 Jul 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (27 Jul 1989 to 15 Oct 1990)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 1989 to 13 Jul 1990)
- The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (13 Jun 1987 to 23 Jul 1989)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (9 Dec 1983 to 27 Jan 1984)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 18 debates since joining Parliament — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lilley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 28.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 81 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") 3 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Member of the Advisory Board of YiMei Capital, which is engaged in asset management in China for local and international investors. Address: 719, West Office, Shanghai Centre, 1376 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, P.R.C. Commitment to attend 2 or 3 meetings each year, at least one in China, and to respond to requests for advice. Until further notice I receive remuneration of £30,000 pa, paid twice a year, for an expected commitment of 30 hrs each half year. (Registered 12 December 2013
; updated 8 December 2015
Non-executive Director of IDOX plc (formerly i-documentsystems group plc); information advisory services, document management software and systems. Address: Idox plc, 2nd Floor, Building 1310, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 4SA. Paid £2,083 per month, until further notice. Hours: 8 hrs per month. (Updated 22 July 2015
From November 2014, member of the Advisory Council
of the Eurasian Council on Foreign Affairs
, which is a forum for discussion of Central Asia
’s relationship with the European Union. Until further notice I receive remuneration of £15,000 pa for an expected commitment of 24 hrs each year. (Registered 03 December 2014
; updated 05 October 2016
I am an unpaid director of Facor Energy Limited (Guernsey), a shell company which is not yet trading, established by Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited. Address: Suite 401, Plot 5, Jasola, New Delhi, 110025, India. (Registered 09 September 2013
Non-pecuniary interest as a member of the Board of Trustee of the Global Warming Policy Foundation
to which I was appointed on 9 July 2015. (Registered 21 July 2015)
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