Lord Ashton of Hyde

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Conservative

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling 15 Jun 2018

    The most recent large-scale report was published by the Gambling Commission in 2017, using data from Health Survey for England and Scotland 2015 and Problem Gambling Survey Wales 2015. This estimated the number of adult problem gamblers in Great Britain as approximately 430,000, 0.8% of the population. The number of gambling adverts on TV rose from 2007, and new types of advertising emerged...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Gambling 15 Jun 2018

    We considered research, education and treatment as part of our Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility. The response was published on 17 May. The review looked at protections across the gambling industry and support for those who experience harm, including the arrangements for funding. The Gambling Commission requires all operators licensed under the Gambling Act 2005 to make a...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Music 15 Jun 2018

    The recently published Creative Industries Sector Deal commits to supporting clusters of world class businesses to grow and thrive across the country. This includes £20m over the next two years to roll out a Cultural Development Fund enabling local partnerships to bid for investments in culture and creative industries, including music, with industry contributing funding, networks and...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 September 2011

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 3 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (17 Jul 2016 to 3 Jul 2017)
  • Member, Consultative Panel on Parliamentary Security (18 Jun 2015 to 21 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (15 Jul 2014 to 20 Jun 2017)
  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 15 Jul 2014)

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  • Has spoken in 66 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Ashton of Hyde’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 79.44% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above 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") 416 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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