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).

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Ashton of Hyde.

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Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Government Chief Whip, House of Lords (Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

British American Tobacco plc (international tobacco group)
Marsh Inc (insurance broking/financial services) (interest ceased 26 July 2020)
Smilepod Hygiene Ltd (dental services)
Smith and Nephew plc (medical technology)
Vodafone Group plc (mobile communications) (interest ceased 26 July 2020)

Category 5: Land and property

Farm and cottages in Gloucestershire owned jointly with wife, from which rental income is received
Property in Eastbourne, Nottingham, Newcastle and Hinckley from which rental income is received

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Ashton Charitable Trust