Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon

Former MP, Norton-sub-Hamdon

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Asylum: Afghanistan Interpreters — Question 24 Jul 2014

    My Lords, there have been 276 applications but only two relocations in the last year. It pains me to say this but does my noble friend realise that, even with the most generous interpretation, listening to his manful defence of the Government’s policy to provide protection for Afghan interpreters who have with such devotion and courage given service to our troops, one cannot but...
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (Continued) 11 Jun 2014

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Grocott, representing as he does so powerfully the radical and reformist view of the Labour Party. Europe has been the source and fountainhead of all the really great political ideas and philosophies that we observe: democracy, liberalism, socialism and communism. I was going to say “conservatism”, but somehow I stop...
  • Crimea — Question 13 Mar 2014

    My Lords, is my noble friend aware that evidence has come to light in the past 48 hours that Russia is now directly interfering in the domestic affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina in a way that can only have the effect of encouraging Serb secessionism in that country? Given the fragility of Bosnia and its history, both recent and long past, is not an attempt to draw Bosnia-Herzegovina into the...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 July 2001

Previously MP for Yeovil until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Yeovil


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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 23.32% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • 18 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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