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

Recent appearances

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Question for Short Debate 21 Oct 2014

    I am grateful to my noble friend, because her answer is extensive, but may I gently say to her that we make this mistake every time? We blame the fecklessness of Bosnian politicians, but this is not true. Bosnian politicians stood firm in favour of change. We never blame the fecklessness of the international community in not using the levers that it has in support of those Bosnian politicians...
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Question for Short Debate 21 Oct 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina with regard to the election there, which was due to be held on 12 October.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Question for Short Debate 21 Oct 2014

    My Lords, a few months before the last election in the last months of 2009, my right honourable friend William Hague and I—well, at least he was not my right honourable friend then, but he is today; he was then the shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs—wrote a joint article for the British and foreign press on Bosnia and Herzegovina. We complained bitterly that Bosnia was...

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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 6 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 23.43% 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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