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A selection of Earl Howe's votes
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Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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
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
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.
My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Wigley, for introducing his amendment which, as he made clear, relates to the future economic relationship between the UK and the EU. Our agreement with the EU in the political declaration was expressed in the following words: “to develop an ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced economic partnership. This partnership will be comprehensive,...
My Lords, the intention behind those scenarios was to cover a broad spectrum of circumstances which we could find ourselves in. They were not designed to posit our desired end-point; they were designed as a guide to the citizen to illustrate what could happen, given certain variables. I do not think that it is possible or advisable for us to go beyond that at this stage.
They are still valid as hypothetical figures and as illustrative of certain scenarios if certain arrangements were agreed. I think that Ministers would stand by the figures in so far as they are designed to illustrate those scenarios.
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 38 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 68.28% 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") 2665 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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