David Ashby

David Ashby

David Glynn Ashby (born 14 May 1940) was the Conservative Member of Parliament for North West Leicestershire from 1983 until he stood down in 1997.

He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and the University of Bristol. He practiced as a barrister.

Ashby resigned in 1994 as a Parliamentary Private Secretary after it was revealed that during a business trip he had shared a hotel bed with another man. [1]

Ashby was a member of the Greater London Council for Woolwich West from 1977-1981.


  • Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Limited, 1992 and 1997 editions.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for North West Leicestershire
Succeeded by
David Taylor

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