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Viscount Astor

Conservative Peer

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A selection of Viscount Astor's votes

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Recent appearances

  • High Speed 2 (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 23 Jan 2020

    My Lords, my noble friend Lord Forsyth and his committee have produced in their report a damning critique of HS2. However, the report must be read in conjunction with the even more damning report from the noble Lord, Lord Berkeley. I have always felt that HS2, as it is set out at the moment, is flawed for many reasons, but so often in the past my noble friend Lord Framlingham and I have been...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Parking Offences: Appeals 14 Feb 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the proposals contained within the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, what plans they have to introduce a single appeals service for the private parking sector.
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury quoted the King James Bible when he spoke. I offer a quote from a rather different hymn sheet, as it were: “Welcome to the Hotel California … You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave”. That Eagles hit from 1976 rather aptly describes the one flaw in the Government’s exit proposal. If you do not have...

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Astor’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 24.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 329 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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