A selection of Lord Maude of Horsham's votes
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Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2015
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
19 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2012–2015
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
16 votes for, 31 votes against, 21 absences, between 2008–2014
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My Lords, I draw attention to my entry in the register of interests. It is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Kakkar, who has a deep knowledge of life sciences and the medical world and gave a powerful exposition of the opportunities for Britain to be a world leader in this sphere. I am conscious that I am speaking before my noble friend Lord Heseltine, described by the noble Lord,...
My Lords, does my noble friend agree that it is unhelpful for negotiators on the EU side to say, as I understand Michel Barnier is reported to have said, that no bespoke agreement can be reached with the UK? Every single trade agreement that the EU has reached with third countries has been a bespoke agreement, and it is manifestly absurd to argue that ours cannot be one. This will be about...
My Lords, I draw attention to my entry in the register of interests. It is a pleasure to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Pinnock, and those other distinguished Members of your Lordships’ House who have spoken. I warmly commend my noble friend the Minister on the lapidary way he opened the debate, making a persuasive case, which sometimes gets lost, that most of the fundamentals of the...
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Entered the House of Lords on 26 May 2015
Previously MP for Horsham until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Horsham; North Warwickshire
Topics of interest
- Duchy of Lancaster
- Cabinet Office
- Home Department
- Trade Unions
- Departmental Manpower
- Political Parties: Finance
- Economic and Monetary Union
- Departmental Aviation
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (11 May 2015 to 11 Mar 2016)
- The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (11 May 2015 to 11 Mar 2016)
- The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office (12 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Without portfolio (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Party Chair, Conservative Party (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (2 Feb 2000 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (2 Jun 1998 to 2 Feb 2000)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 Oct 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jul 1990 to 13 Apr 1992)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (24 Jul 1989 to 14 Jul 1990)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (13 Jun 1987 to 26 Jul 1989)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (7 Oct 1985 to 15 Jun 1987)
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Maude of Horsham’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 41.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 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") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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