Lord Maude of Horsham

Former MP


A selection of Lord Maude of Horsham's votes

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  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Teachers: Academies and Free Schools - Question for Short Debate 12 Sep 2016

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating the noble Lord, Lord Storey, on securing this important debate. I also congratulate my noble friend Lady Finn on a most accomplished and assured maiden speech. My noble friend was my special adviser in government for some five or six years. Too often, special advisers are dismissed as bag carriers who have little experience of the world...
  • Health: HIV - Question for Short Debate 5 Sep 2016

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating my noble friend on securing this debate on an incredibly important subject. It is particularly important for me, personally, because just over 23 years ago my parents, my two sisters and I lost my older brother to AIDS. He had contracted HIV some seven years previously, at a time when the whole treatment of HIV and AIDS was at an early...
  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note 5 Jul 2016

    My Lords, I took no part in the referendum campaign. I felt no temptation to campaign on either side and so feel none to revisit the campaign today in the way that some have already done and others will, no doubt, do. Suffice it to say that I found the claims made on both sides of the argument to be exaggerated and overblown. The more I listened to the discussions and debates and the more I...

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Conservative Peer

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
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • 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)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Without portfolio (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 42 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 — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 39.06% 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") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Rental income from property in South London.

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