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: Charities: Lobbying 15 Nov 2018

    The Government's Grant Standards include a requirement for grant agreements to provide a clear description of how funding should be spent which precludes the use of government funding for paid for lobbying, where lobbying is not a requirement of the grant. Providing feedback to a department on a funded programme, or responding to public consultations, where the topic is relevant to the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: American Football 15 Nov 2018

    The Government is committed to supporting people to take part in sport and physical activity regardless of their background or ability. Over the 2017-2021 period, Sport England is investing over £1 billion to support people to get physically active in whatever way best suits them. Since 2004 Sport England has invested over £10 million into projects where American football has been a...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: American Football 15 Nov 2018

    While a decision on establishing a franchise in the UK is a matter for the National Football League, the Government is very supportive of their ambition to do so. The 2018 London games were another great success, with average attendances of 85,000 demonstrating the strong appetite for American football in the UK. We are delighted at the NFL’s announcement of four London games in 2019,...

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 56 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 79.00% 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") 438 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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