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Lord Maples

Former Conservative Peer

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A selection of Lord Maples's votes

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 June 2010

Previously MP for Stratford-on-Avon until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Left the House of Lords on 9 June 2012 — Died

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Stratford-on-Avon; Lewisham West


Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Departmental Staff
  • Consultants
  • Civil Service Travel
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Defence Fire Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Deputy Chairman (Candidates), The Conservative Party (4 Jun 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Deputy Chairman (Candidates), Conservative Party (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 29 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (13 Nov 2000 to 27 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (15 Jun 1999 to 2 Feb 2000)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury (28 Nov 1990 to 13 Apr 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Maples’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.08% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 52 people are tracking this peer
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 11 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Agatha Christie Limited, 81 Aldwych, London WC2B 4HN (non-executive); ownership of literary copyrights. Paid quarterly on 24 March, June, September, December. £2250 per quarter after tax (£3750 pre tax). The Board meets 6 times a year. In addition there are two finance committee meetings each year and one AGM. There are also occasional telephone calls. Meetings usually last about three hours and involve two hours of preparation.
Value Retail PLC, 50 Pringle Drive, Bicester OX26 6WD (non-executive); owner of shopping malls in the UK and Europe. Paid monthly on the 15<SUP>th of each month, £1200 per month after tax (£2000 pre tax). The Board meets 3 times a year. In addition there are two Finance Committee meetings. Meetings usually last about three hours and involve two hours of preparation. There are also monthly conference calls lasting about 1 hour. Once a year I will visit one of the malls, which takes a day.
£75 from British Polling Research group for market research survey. Address: 24 - 28 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2PX. Hours: 30 minutes. (Registered 14 September 2009)
£75 from Communications Research for market research survey. Address: Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. Hours: 30 minutes. (Registered 14 September 2009)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Autospan Ltd; developer of variable speed road humps. (I am an unremunerated director of Autospan Ltd and also of its wholly owned subsidiary, Dunlop Transcalm Ltd.)

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