A selection of Lord Wills's votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1999–2007
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2007
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2010
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 9 March (HL5606), how much of the levy raised under the Mesothelioma Act 2014 for the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme in (1) 2014–15, and (2) 2015–16, was spent on (a) compensation, (b) payments to the scheme administrator, and (c) accounting for a deficit or surplus from previous years.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the need for changes to the offence of manslaughter by gross negligence, in the light of the Court of Appeal ruling that the conviction of Dr David Sellu was not safe.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government in respect of the offence of manslaughter by gross negligence (1) how many case have been prosecuted, (2) how many cases have been successfully prosecuted, and (3) how many convictions have been quashed on appeal, in each of the last 10 years.
More of Lord Wills’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2010
Previously MP for North Swindon until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented North Swindon
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Departments: Freedom of Information
- Citizens Juries
- Common Agricultural Policy
- Antisocial Behaviour
- Public Order
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (2 Jun 2002 to 11 Jul 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System IT) (29 May 2002 to 11 Jul 2003)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (29 Jul 1999 to 10 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Employment (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (4 Jan 1999 to 29 Jul 1999)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (4 Jan 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Wills’s speeches
- Has received answers to 112 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 54.53% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 72 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 140 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
8. Land and Property
Commercial premises in London from which rental income is received.
My financial interests and those of my wife are in a blind trust, the details of which have been laid in the House.
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