Lord Ashcroft

Former Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ethiopia: Eritrea 16 Mar 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the "Leaked Memo, Ethiopia’s Destabilizing Policy Against Eritrea" issued by the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations on 2 July 2014.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Surveillance 9 Mar 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 20 February (HL4795), whether there have been any instances where such surveillance equipment has been used by any foreign government to monitor opposition parties.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Eritrea 6 Mar 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the statement by His Excellency Mr Girma Asmerom, Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, on agenda item 68 (b,c): Promotion and Protection of Human Rights during the Interactive Dialogue of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea at the Third Committee of the 69th Session of the United...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 October 2000

Left the House of Lords on 3 April 2015 — retired

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Carlisle Holdings Ltd (from Number 10 press release)

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. See all Lord Ashcroft’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 62 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 16.12% 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") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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