Lord Astor of Hever DL


Lord Astor was appointed Under Secretary of State and the Lords Spokesman on Defence in 2003. He is a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister of State for Defence

    • 2010 to 2015


  1. 2010 to 2015 government policy: armed forces and Ministry of Defence reform
  2. Armed Forces Hindu network launched at Diwali celebration
  3. Final event of Normandy Veterans’ Association
  4. Libor funds to help Scottish veterans
  5. Over 6,000 Second World War heroes recognised
  6. Hot summer deals for forces' families
  7. Royal Navy returns to Glasgow after 20-year absence
  8. Norwegian Army Conference 2012
  9. The maritime security challenge
  10. Sultan [of Oman]’s Armed Forces Association annual dinner