Lord Ashton of Hyde

Deputy Chairman of Committees

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 September 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Services Committee (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) (since 26 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (3 Jul 2017 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • 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 71 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 76.51% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 570 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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