Viscount Astor

Conservative

A selection of Viscount Astor's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1966

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (16 Dec 2005 to 7 Dec 2006)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, The Family & Culture, Media & Sport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Environment and Transport (22 Feb 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (3 Dec 1990 to 22 Oct 1991)

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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Astor’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 24.08% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 322 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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