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A selection of Earl Howe's votes
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Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Earl Howe’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Earl Howe’s full vote analysis page for more.
The Integrated Security Defence and Foreign Policy Review was announced in the Queen's Speech to reassess the nation’s place in the world. The review will examine how we strengthen and prioritise our alliances, diplomacy and development. It will also deliver against the government’s ambition to extend our diplomatic network; reinvigorate relationships with Europe; and seek to strengthen...
The House of Lords has a key role in scrutinising the executive and being a revising chamber. It is important that the way it is constituted reflects that role and the primacy of the House of Commons. The Conservative manifesto committed to looking at the role of the House of Lords and reviewing the relationship between the Government, Parliament and the courts. The House of Lords...
My Lords, it is the turn of the Liberal Democrats.
More of Earl Howe’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1984
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 3 Oct 2019)
- 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 42 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 68.35% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2669 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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