A selection of Lord Barwell’s votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014.
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013.
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011.
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
5 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
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My Lords, I support the regulations, although it gives me no pleasure to do so. I concede that the lockdown will damage our economy and people’s mental health and will restrict our freedoms —all the arguments that my noble friend Lord Forsyth so eloquently spelled out. I do so because the lesson from the first wave is very clear: that the consequences of not acting are worse. The...
My Lords, I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman, and the noble Lord, Lord Sarfraz, on their maiden speeches and for their extreme skill in staying uncontroversial on this most controversial of topics. I find myself in a curious position today, wanting to defend a withdrawal agreement, parts of which I strongly disagree with. Those of your Lordships who know my background will know...
I welcome the Prime Minister’s commitment to a daily press conference. It is vital over the difficult weeks and months ahead that people hear directly from him and from the Chief Medical Officer what the Government’s position is. If large numbers of people are either going to have to self-isolate because one of their family is symptomatic or going to have to effectively withdraw from...
More of Lord Barwell’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 7 October 2019
Previously MP for Croydon Central until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Also represented Croydon Central
Topics of interest
Lord Barwell campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Cabinet Office
- Communities and Local Government
- Smoking: Health Services
- Youth Unemployment: London
- Heathrow Airport
- Autism: Children
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London) (17 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- Comptroller (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (13 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (15 Jul 2014 to 13 May 2015)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) ( 7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 27 Feb 2012)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Everything Everywhere
Address of donor: Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield AL10 9BW
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two football match tickets and hospitality at Wembley Stadium
, value £540
Date received: 6 August 2016
Date accepted: 6 August 2016
Donor status: company, registration 02382161
(Registered 07 September 2016)
Until June 2016, Member of the Court of Governors of the Whitgift Foundation
. (Updated 13 September 2016)
Until June 2016, Chairman of the Governors of Trinity School
. (Registered 19 December 2012; updated 13 September 2016)
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