A selection of Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market's votes
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Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 1 absence, in 1999
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 3 votes against, between 1997–2010
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My Lords, I declare an interest in that I worked very closely with Edward Heath when he was leader of the Opposition and I was head of his private office in the mid-1960s. The most damning indictment of Operation Conifer came from the noble Lord, Lord Macdonald of River Glaven—the former Director of Public Prosecutions—who was in the best position to know, when he called it a...
My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Truscott, on obtaining this debate and on his introduction to it. However, I shall come to some very different conclusions from those that he reached. I chaired the Economic Affairs Select Committee, which reported on this subject in May 2014. According to our own press department’s survey, that committee’s report obtained one of the...
My Lords, I wish to comment briefly on the point just made by the noble Earl, Lord Kinnoull, about the importance of our Select Committees. Coming from the other House a long time ago, I have been impressed by the work of the Select Committees and the way in which they are impartial in looking at all the issues. I very much regret that they get so little attention in the media, because I...
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Entered the House of Lords on 23 July 2001
Previously MP for South Norfolk until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Norfolk, 1974-2001. Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1985-87; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1987-89; Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1989-90; Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1990-92; Secretary of State for Transport, 1992-94. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election
Also represented South Norfolk
Currently held offices
- Member, Constitution Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)
- Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Dec 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
- Chair, Audit Committee (Lords) (2 Nov 2010 to 15 Jul 2013)
- Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 14 May 2014)
- Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 2 Nov 2010)
- Member, Economic Affairs Committee (13 Nov 2007 to 22 Jun 2010)
- Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Constitution Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (18 Dec 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
- The Secretary of State for Transport (11 Apr 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)
- Chair, Privileges Committee (8 Nov 1990 to 17 Oct 1996)
- Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (8 Nov 1990 to 22 Oct 1991)
- Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House Lords (Privy Council Office) (2 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
- Secretary of State for Education and Science (24 Jul 1989 to 1 Nov 1990)
- Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (13 Jun 1987 to 23 Jul 1989)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2 Sep 1985 to 12 Jun 1987)
- Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (13 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) (5 Jan 1981 to 14 Jun 1983)
- Government Whip (7 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1981)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
1. Remunerated directorships
Associated British Foods PLC
Slough Estates PLC (non-executive).
Uniq PLC (non-executive).
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Occasional lecturing, journalism and television.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Health Monitor Assessment once every two years, as an Association Member of BUPA. (Registered 17 February 2000)
, travel and accommodation expenses received by me, accompanied by my wife, at Gleneagles from the Chase Manhattan Bank
when I chaired the International Investment Conference. No remuneration received. (Registered 29 September 2000)
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Council of King's College, London.
Member of the UK Food
and Agribusiness Advisory Board of Rabobank International.
Trustee of the Foundation for Business Responsibilities.
Member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.
Member of the Council of the Institute of Directors.
Trustee of the Conservative & Unionist Agents' Superannuation Fund.
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