Voting Record — Viscount Astor (12880)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this Lord's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this Lord was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectViscount AstorCon VoteRôle
Lords5 Feb 2013Defamation Bill — Report Majorityno Rebel
Lords24 Apr 2012Protection of Freedoms Bill — Commons Reason and Amendments minorityno Rebel
Lords26 Mar 2012Procedure of the House — Motion to Agree minorityaye Rebel
Lords21 Oct 2011House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] — Order of Consideration Motion minorityaye Rebel
Lords19 Jan 2011Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill — Special Case for Isle of Wight Constituency Majorityno Rebel
Lords2 Mar 2010Equality Bill — Report (Continued) Majorityno Rebel
Lords24 Apr 2008House of Lords (Members' Taxation Status) Bill [HL] tellayeaye Teller
7 Dec 2006Stopped being Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport), Culture, Media & Sport
16 Dec 2005Stopped being Spokespersons In the Lords, The Family & Culture, Media & Sport
16 Dec 2005Became Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport), Culture, Media & Sport
20 May 2005Became Spokespersons In the Lords, The Family & Culture, Media & Sport
20 May 2005Stopped being Spokespersons In the Lords, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport
9 May 2005Became Spokespersons In the Lords, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport
9 May 2005Stopped being Spokespersons In the Lords, Environment and Transport
22 Feb 2005Became Spokespersons In the Lords, Environment and Transport
22 Feb 2005Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport
Lords17 Nov 2004Civil Partnership Bill — Commons Amendment Majorityaye Rebel
Lords7 Jul 2004Horse Passports (England) Regulations 2004 tellayeaye Teller
Lords6 Jul 2004Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Bill Majorityaye Rebel
6 Jul 2004Became Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport
6 Jul 2004Stopped being Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport
10 May 2004Became Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport
Lords4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — fully elected minorityno Rebel
Lords24 Jul 2002Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report Majorityaye Rebel
Lords18 Jan 2000Kent County Council Bill [H.L.] tellayeaye Teller

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this Lord and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
62% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
66% Business and community control of schools: For
96% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
50% Control Orders
42% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
15% European Union - For
29% Fox hunting - Ban
100% Gambling - Against permissiveness
29% Homosexuality - Equal rights
25% Identity cards - For introduction
50% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
100% No detention without charge or trial
50% Reducing the number of MPs - for
50% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
44% Schools - Greater Autonomy
0% Smoking ban - In favour
57% Stop climate change
50% Terrorism laws - For
50% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
100% University Tuition Fees - For

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which Lords voted most similarly to this one in the Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both Lords attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between Lords that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

AgreementNameParty
100.0%Lord Cavendish of FurnessCon
100.0%Baroness Chapman Crossbench
100.0%The Bishop of ChelmsfordBishop
100.0%Lord Guthrie of CraigiebankCrossbench
100.0%Lord Kingsdown Crossbench
(11 MPs voted exactly the same as this one)

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