Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon's votes

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  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Details

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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Gaza Strip: Rafah Crossing — Question 30 Jun 2015

    My Lords—
  • Gaza Strip: Rafah Crossing — Question 30 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I am most grateful. I think I heard the Minister say that “perhaps” war crimes have been committed. We cannot leave it as “perhaps” war crimes have been committed. Either they have or they have not, and surely Her Majesty’s Government and others should now be taking steps to ensure that they understand whether or not that is the case.
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 1 Jun 2015

    I wonder whether the noble Lord finds it as confusing as my case: I keep being asked for very large sums of money on the grounds that I am Lord Ashcroft.

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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

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Yeovil, 1983-2001. Liberal spokesman for Trade and Industry, 1983-86; Alliance spokesman on education and science, 1987; Liberal Democrat spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1988-92; Leader, Social and Liberal Democrats, 1988-89, Liberal Democrats, 1988-99. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Yeovil

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  • Has spoken in 96 debates in the last year — well 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 12 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 50 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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