Lord Astor of Hever

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Armistice Day: Centenary - Motion to Take Note 5 Nov 2018

    My Lords, it is hard to imagine the mood of the country 100 years ago, when the hellish cacophony of gunfire gradually ceased on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, to be replaced by an almost equally deafening silence—not a peaceful silence, but the suffocating, overwhelming sense of emptiness that comes with grief. Over 6 million men in Britain served during the war and...
  • Trade Bill - Second Reading 11 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I support the Government’s objectives with the Bill. I also congratulate my noble friend Lady Meyer on her exceptional maiden speech. This Bill is the necessary first step towards establishing ourselves as an independent trading nation, but we must now make the necessary changes to face up to the challenges post Brexit and to make the most of the trading opportunities in...
  • Northern Ireland: Legacy of the Troubles - Question for Short Debate 5 Sep 2018

    My Lords, in an article in the Daily Telegraph last month, the Northern Ireland Secretary said: “This Government wants to do the right thing by our brave veterans and ensure that they have all the support they deserve”, so I hope she will do what she can, by whatever means, to prevent ex-servicemen being hauled through the court in their old age, having previously been...

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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 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 and Commonwealth Affairs), 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, 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, Defence (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, International Development (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Defence (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, International Development (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • 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)
  • Shadow Minister, International Affairs (10 May 2004 to 15 Jun 2004)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • 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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