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Lord Astor of Hever
- Whip, House of Lords (since 14 May 2010)
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defence (since 14 May 2010) (note about dates)
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- Became a Lord in 1984
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Astor of Hever voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: HMS "Victory" (20 May 2013)
“The Government intend to publish the key management principles, together with other supporting information, once agreement on the future management of the site of the wreck of HMS "Victory", 1744, has been reached.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Military Covenant Reference Group (20 May 2013)
“The Armed Forces Covenant Reference Group (CRG) is chaired by the Cabinet Office, and its members represent the following government departments and organisations: Ministry of Defence, Department of Work and Pensions, Department of Health, Department for Transport, Department for Education, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Department of Communities and Local Government, the...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Northern Ireland: Corporal Derek Wood and Corporal David Howes (20 May 2013)
“Corporals Wood and Howes were both on duty during the week commencing 14 March 1988 until their deaths on Saturday 19 March 1988.”
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- Has spoken in 24 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 65.64% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 11 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 468 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)