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 moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • 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
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Israel: Elections — Question 25 Mar 2015

    My Lords, there are of course many impediments to peace in the Middle East, but is not the greatest of these Israel’s flagrantly illegal occupation of Palestinian territory?
  • Conflict Zones: Protection of Interpreters and Translators — Question for Short Debate 18 Mar 2015

    I recognise that the Minister has limited time, but will he allow me one brief intervention? He lumps interpreters with locally employed staff. Does he not agree that interpreters face significant greater risk and danger than locally employed staff?
  • Conflict Zones: Protection of Interpreters and Translators — Question for Short Debate 18 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I agree with every single word and syllable of my noble friend Lord Patten. Perhaps I may congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Coussins, on getting this debate and say what fellow feeling I have for her as a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists myself. I returned from Hong Kong in 1970 as a qualified Chinese interpreter, joined the institute of linguists and was able for...

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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 14 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 24.43% 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") 49 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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