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A selection of Lord Maude of Horsham's votes
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Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
9 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2003–2012
Almost always voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, in 2010
Voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2011–2012
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013
Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
19 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2012–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 6 absences, between 1999–2012
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At the risk of prolonging this, does my noble friend accept that one of the reasons the cost of offshore wind has fallen so much is that there was a subsidy that enabled the unit cost of installing it to fall? Something similar could happen with tidal power. This country is uniquely equipped with the natural resource to develop something capable of being exported very widely and generating a...
My Lords, I draw attention to my interests in the register, including as co-founder of a start-up with my noble friend Lady Finn. It is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Brooke. He and I had dealings some 30 years ago when I was Financial Secretary and he was leading the Inland Revenue Staff Federation. He was calm, courteous and moderate then, as he is in your Lordships’...
My Lords, it is a pleasure to congratulate the two maiden speakers in this debate. I worked closely with my noble friend Lord Barwell when I was chairman of the Conservative Party some years ago. Both he and the noble Lord, Lord Mann, made powerful maiden speeches here today, and I am sure the House looks forward to hearing much more from them in the months ahead. I draw attention to my...
More of Lord Maude of Horsham’s recent appearances
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)
- Shadow Minister 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 14 debates in the last year — 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 39.41% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- 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") 16 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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