Lord Ashcroft


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How Lord Ashcroft voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Lord Ashcroft occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Kenya 9 Apr 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 24 March (WA 85), what subjects were discussed at, and what were the conclusions of, the workshops held between scientists and members of local communities; and what assessment the Department for International Development has made of the value for money of those workshops.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Commonwealth: Judicial Processes 27 Mar 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the judicial process in Commonwealth countries; if so, whether they have concerns about any of the countries; and, if so, which countries.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Overseas Aid 25 Mar 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether United Kingdom aid has funded projects to combat climate change in South America, including a scheme to improve animal diets by cultivating trees and plants in such a way to reduce the amount of methane escaping through belching and flatulence; and, if so, how much was spent and what was the result of that project.

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Conservative Peer

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Chairman (Field Campaigning), The Conservative Party (4 Jun 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Deputy Chairman (Field Campaigning and Opinion Research), The Conservative Party (9 Jul 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 15.85% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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