Lord Astor of Hever

Conservative

A selection of Lord Astor of Hever's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Lord Astor of Hever hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Aircraft Carriers 26 Mar 2015

    It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Northern Ireland 25 Mar 2015

    The UK's ex-Service community is largely elderly; almost half are over age 75 and 64% are over age 65. It is important that this country meets their needs, just as they answered the needs of their country; meeting the call of the nation during the First and Second World Wars, through national service, voluntary enlistment and the reserve forces. To support this community, 5 million of...
  • Falkland Islands Defence Review — Statement 24 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend for his very kind, totally undeserved, words. The Falklands Islands patrol vessel capability will be retained when HMS “Clyde” leaves service in 2017. I assure my noble friend that we always have either a Type 45 destroyer or a Type 23 frigate available to reinforce the Falklands Islands.

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Became a Lord in 1984

Other offices held in the past

  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Defence and Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and International Development), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Defence and Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Defence and International Development), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs and International Development), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Defence (9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Defence (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, International Development (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Defence (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Defence (17 Mar 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Foreign Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, International Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minster for Defence, International Affairs (15 Jun 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 15 Jun 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 67.28% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 18 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Astor of Hever’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 567 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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