Lord Astor of Hever

Conservative

A selection of Lord Astor of Hever's votes

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  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Health: Detection Dogs — Question 17 Sep 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the merits of using dogs to detect medical conditions.
  • Health: Detection Dogs — Question 17 Sep 2015

    My Lords, each day that we sit in this House we trust dogs’ acute sense of smell of explosives to ensure our safety. Research shows that dogs detect human disease earlier than existing tests, which could increase survival rates and save the NHS millions of pounds. Will my noble friend’s department increase research capacity in this field and ensure that Britain remains a world leader?

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1984

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (28 May 2010 to 7 May 2015)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (11 May 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • - 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 Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs and International Development), 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 Defence and Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (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)
  • Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Foreign Affairs (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Defence (17 Mar 2005 to 9 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)
  • Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (17 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Personal Bills Committee (11 Jun 1997 to 30 Nov 2000)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 67.62% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 14 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 15 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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