Lord Astor of Hever

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How Lord Astor of Hever voted since 2001
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  • 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lord Astor of Hever hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Al-Sweady Inquiry Report — Statement 17 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I, and I am sure the whole House, would agree with what my noble friend says. He asked me about the Legal Aid Agency’s inquiries into Mr Shiner. The agency was asked by the previous Lord Chancellor to investigate whether Public Interest Lawyers withheld these documents, thereby improperly obtaining public funding for the judicial review. The LAA has referred some concern to...
  • Al-Sweady Inquiry Report — Statement 17 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for his support. I agree very much with what he says. He is concerned about service men and women on operations. I have discussed this issue at some length with the noble Viscount, Lord Slim, who I know also has concerns on this. I have spoken to many service men and women in the Army and the Marines, and I think that we have got it right at the moment. We...
  • Al-Sweady Inquiry Report — Statement 17 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I agree with the noble Lord and I pay tribute to all those service men and women who served in Iraq. I know that the noble Lord had a very distinguished service out there. Lessons have been learnt. Ministers are very concerned about the situation; we have discussed it at great length. I assure the noble Lord that lessons have been learnt. We do not want ever to have another inquiry...

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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 — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 67.18% 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") 547 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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