A selection of Lord Mandelson's votes
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Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, in 2011
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2003
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2010
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
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My Lords, this House has already voted in favour of the customs union to stop the imposition of trade barriers that would decimate our manufacturing base. We did so, I suggest, with the tacit support of half the Cabinet, and a majority of Conservative MPs, including in her dreams, I suspect, the Prime Minister. We have to do the same for Britain’s services industries as well. Unlike...
My Lords, the noble Lord squeezed in very enjoyably. Following the referendum in 2016, as much as I regretted the result, I took the view that it must be upheld. I believed that the Government should deliver Britain’s exit from the European Union and that the duty of Parliament, including of this House, was to facilitate that. I no longer believe that to be axiomatic. The Government...
My Lords, I am very glad to follow the Minister, who set out the vision of the White Paper rather well. I hope noble Lords will forgive me if I do not dwell at any length on Brexit. That will at least allow me to agree with the Prime Minister on one thing—that the UK is facing much deeper economic challenges than simply its poor cyclical economic growth or squeezed living standards,...
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Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2008
Previously MP for Hartlepool until 8 September 2004 — Resigned
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Hartlepool
Other offices held in the past
- President of the Council, Privy Council Office (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Lord President of the Council, Privy Council Office (18 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
- Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
- President of the Council, Privy Council Office (10 Jun 2009 to 18 Jun 2009)
- The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office) (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (13 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- European Commissioner (22 Nov 2004 to 3 Oct 2008)
- Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (11 Oct 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
- The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (11 Oct 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
- Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (27 Jul 1998 to 23 Dec 1998)
- Secretary of State for Trade (27 Jul 1998 to 22 Dec 1998)
- Minister without Portfolio (5 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Minister without Portfolio (5 May 1997 to 26 Jul 1998)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Mandelson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 21.93% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 119 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Sep 2004.
1. Remunerated directorships
Clemmow Hornby Inge; advertising agency.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Monthly column for GQ Magazine
, occasionally related to parliamentary affairs. (£10,001-£15,000)
Adviser to AM
Conseil; an industrial consultancy on strategic development, including internal and external communication and change management issues. Does not include parliamentary or public affairs services.
Fees for speeches: Weber Shandwick
Business Breakfast 9 September 2003 (Registered 24 November 2003)
, the NW
Business Convention 26 September 2003 (Registered 24 November 2003),
the St Helen
's Chamber of Commerce 7 November 2003 (Registered 24 November 2003)
, Charterhouse Development Capital at a dinner 24 May 2004 (Registered 20 July 2004)
, clients of Portland PR
at a dinner 15 June 2004 (Registered 20 July 2004)
, clients of Weber Shandwick at a breakfast and dinner respectively on 14 June and 14 July 2004. (Registered 20 July 2004)
16 September 2003, to France to speak at KPMG EMA
Partners Conference. Travel, accommodation and fee paid by organisers. (Registered 24 November 2003)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
6. Overseas visits
9-10 January 2004, to Berlin to speak at the International Bertelsmann Forum. Travel and accommodation paid by organisers. (Registered 13 January 2004)
16 March 2004
, to Amsterdam to deliver the Joop Den Uyl Lecture. Travel and accommodation paid for by the Dutch Labour Party
. (Registered 11 May 2004)
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