Lord Astor of Hever

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How Lord Astor of Hever voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Lord Astor of Hever hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Meat 21 Nov 2014

    Ministry of Defence policy is fully consistent with current UK legislation and Government guidelines. Although there is no requirement for a menu to state whether a dish does or does not contain halal food. Service and entitled civilian personnel with special dietary requirements are fully informed as to which dishes are suitable for them to eat.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: RAF Woodvale 21 Nov 2014

    RAF Woodvale, Southport is designated as an airfield for the Ministry of Defence. Liverpool University Air Squadron, Manchester and Salford University Air Squadron, No 631 Volunteer Gliding Squadron and No 10 Air Experience Flight are based there.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: West Africa 21 Nov 2014

    Any member of the Armed Forces who contracts Ebola Virus Disease will have their circumstances considered on the basis of individual clinical need. Their safety and that of health practitioners, will be of paramount importance. If it is determined that the best clinical outcome would be achieved through medical evacuation, this would take place.

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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 20 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 66.94% 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.
  • 19 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") 539 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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