Lord Ashton of Hyde

Lord Ashton of Hyde is a Conservative Excepted Hereditary peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 5 September 2011. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Ashton of Hyde, and his given name is Thomas Henry Ashton. He currently holds the Government post of Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords). In addition, he is Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords).

Parliamentary career

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Current

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Party affiliation

Government post

Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords)
HM Household
26 July 2019 - Present
Lords

Other posts

Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)
3 October 2019 - Present
Lords

Committee memberships

Procedure and Privileges Committee
3 October 2019 - Present
Lords
Committee of Selection (Lords)
3 October 2019 - Present
Lords
Services Committee
3 October 2019 - Present
Lords

Previous

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Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
3 July 2017 - 26 July 2019
Lords
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
17 July 2016 - 3 July 2017
Lords
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
HM Household
15 July 2014 - 20 June 2017
Lords