Paddy Ashdown

Mr Jeremy John Durham Ashdown

Rush ID: 96

Details

Born:
27 February 1941
Died:
22 December 2018
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Local government officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 2000
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
96
MNIS ID:
258
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333066
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASHDOWN, Paddy (1941- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Ashdown

    Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon

    Life

    2001

Constituencies

  1. Yeovil

    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Year of election: 1988*
    Date of election: 19 March 1988
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2001
    Date of exit: 7 June 2001
    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Yeovil

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1988*
    Date of exit: 19 March 1988
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Yeovil

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: Thu 3rd May 1979
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Unknown university

    Graduated

    Hong Kong

Schools

  1. Bedford School

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Jane

    Notes: 2 children

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1988

  2. Liberal Democrat Party leader

    1988-1998

  3. Liberal Democrat Party member

    1988-

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Engineering Union member

  2. Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers member