Earl Howe

Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 22 Jun 2017

    My Lords, it is a great honour to open this debate on Her Majesty’s gracious Speech, knowing as I do that when it comes to the subjects of defence, foreign affairs, international development and trade, we have experts on each topic present in this Chamber, so I very much look forward to a constructive and lively discussion. Providing a succinct summation of the Government’s...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 22 Jun 2017

    I beg noble Lords’ pardon: the UK exits the EU with certainty, continuity and confidence. I am pleased that noble Lords are listening. Our approach to commerce will be key to unlocking the opportunity that Brexit brings. When it comes to trade, our challenge is to forge an independent framework enacting our priorities and ambitions, so the Government will introduce a trade Bill,...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: European Fighter Aircraft 27 Apr 2017

    It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1984

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (since 12 May 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (since 11 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (17 May 2010 to 11 May 2015)
  • - Shadow Minister, Health (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (9 Jul 2007 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson In the Lords (Also In the Health Team), Family (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Health (22 Feb 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Family (6 Jul 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (11 Nov 1991 to 17 Mar 1992)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Earl Howe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 68.45% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 33 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2481 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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