A selection of Lord Henley's votes
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Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 13 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
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The DWP does not hold information on pensioner incomes overseas. The exchange rate is always subject to fluctuation and as a result State Pension payments in other currencies will change depending on the exchange rate at the time.
The UK State Pension is a contributory based pension payable worldwide regardless of nationality to those who meet the eligibility criteria. The table below shows the number of State Pension recipients resident in each EU country. Recipients of the State Pension resident in EU countries, August 2016 Country Caseload Ireland 134,950 Spain 108,442 France 66,556 Germany...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1977
Currently held offices
- Chair, Communications Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 21 Dec 2016)
- Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 21 Nov 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 21 Nov 2016)
- Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
- Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- The Minister of State, Home Department (5 Sep 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (17 May 2010 to 16 Sep 2011)
- Shadow Minister, Justice (9 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister for Constitutional Affairs & Legal Affairs, Constitutional Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, (Assist the Home Affairs Team) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, Home Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (25 Jan 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (17 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (15 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (10 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (6 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (27 Nov 1995 to 17 Oct 1996)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1994 to 17 Oct 1996)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (30 Jun 1983 to 6 Nov 1986)
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- Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Henley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 60.37% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
- 19 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Henley’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 777 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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