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 a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Afghanistan: Interpreters — Question 2 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Lord for giving way. Does my noble friend the Minister realise that when it comes to honouring the debt that we owe to these brave men, there is widespread disquiet that the Government’s policy, particularly in relation to those on the intimidation scheme, is discreditable and even Kafkaesque? Is it not true that few if any of those on the...
  • Mediterranean: Refugees and Migrants — Question 11 Nov 2014

    My Lords, the whole House will recognise that my noble friend is doing a manful job defending a completely untenable position. May I change tack a little? Why does the Government’s policy seem to be to support measures that can have only one result—to drown more refugees in the Mediterranean—rather than a policy whose aim is to lock up more people traffickers? Only one has...
  • Refugees and Migrants: Search and Rescue — Statement 30 Oct 2014

    My Lords, it pains me to say to my noble friends that this is a discreditable policy, whatever words are used to describe it. We do not find it difficult to disagree with the European Union on all sorts of other matters, but do we have to lay our hand to a European policy whose central proposition is that the best way to discourage people from seeking a better life is to leave them to drown...

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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 9 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 24.18% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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