Lord Howell of Guildford

Conservative

A selection of Lord Howell of Guildford's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Turkey: Judicial Services - Question 21 Jul 2016

    Will my noble friend first accept my good wishes on her new role and pass on to her colleague the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, my good wishes that she has become Minister for the Commonwealth, which is assuming a central place in British foreign policy? On Turkey, will the Minister accept that with all the difficulties that are happening there we need a stable Turkish ally, if only to cut off...
  • Carbon Budget Order 2016 - Motion to Approve 19 Jul 2016

    My Lords, as another former Secretary of State for Energy—there are plenty of them around—I want to come down from the rhetorical heights that we have just experienced and congratulate my noble friend on her new appointment. It will be very challenging because there are many changes ahead. Some of them are not yet foreseen because of the pace of technology, which will transform a...
  • Universities: Erasmus Programme - Question 12 Jul 2016

    My Lords, we must all hope that the benefits of the Erasmus programme are continued and preserved. Is it not worth bearing in mind that English, and indeed Welsh and Scottish, universities have had very close links with all continental universities for the last 700 years, and there is no reason why the benefits of that should not continue? Is it also worth bearing in mind that the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, International Relations Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy) (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (Also Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), Parliament (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (Also Shadow Minister for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs), Parliament (8 Sep 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Deputy Shadow Leader of the House of Lords (Also Shadow Minister for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs), Parliament (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Deputy Leader of the Lords), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Deputy Leader, Parliament (9 Jul 2007 to 9 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Deputy Shadow Leader, Parliament (9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Deputy Leader, Parliament (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2005 to 18 Nov 2006)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (13 Jun 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (8 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Foreign Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, International Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jul 2000 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (6 Dec 1999 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (1 Nov 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jun 1987 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee (1 Jan 1987 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (26 Feb 1986 to 1 Jan 1987)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (14 Sep 1981 to 11 Jun 1983)
  • Secretary of State for Energy (5 May 1979 to 13 Sep 1981)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 1977 to 3 May 1979)
  • Minister of State (Department of Energy) (8 Jan 1974 to 4 Mar 1974)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (26 Mar 1972 to 5 Nov 1972)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (5 Jan 1971 to 26 Mar 1972)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Service Department) (20 Jun 1970 to 26 Mar 1972)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (20 Jun 1970 to 5 Jan 1971)

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