A selection of Peter Bottomley's votes
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Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
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May I suggest that we accept that, with the presence of the Speaker in the Chair now, it is a depersonalised issue and one for the House and the procedure it wants to follow, rather than a yes or no against a particular person?
My right hon. Friend read out the words on page 11 of the report. May I take some words from the earlier report? It suggests that an “open division for deciding the question can be seen as a deterrent to the House expressing its views honestly”, wherein it is bound by the seven principles of public life to be honest. That seems to be a plus for the motion. It says: “A secret...
We have a national health service we can be proud of; we have a national health service that we have protected; and we have a national health service that will get proper funding. Last evening, having done a fair day’s work, I found I had about 100 e-mails from 38 Degrees, which had saved them up from my constituents then dumped them in my inbox because of a technical problem. They all...
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Conservative MP for Worthing West
Entered House of Commons on 26 June 1975 — unknown
Also represented Eltham; Greenwich Woolwich West
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- House of Commons
- Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
- Krishna Maharaj
- Pedestrian Protection
- NHS: Ict
- National Black Police Association/Superintendent Dizaei
Other offices held in the past
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Jan 2002 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (17 Oct 2001 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (25 Jun 1997 to 4 Mar 2002)
- Member, Transport Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (4 Jul 1989 to 28 Jul 1990)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (1 Jun 1986 to 1 Jun 1989)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (11 Sep 1984 to 23 Jan 1986)
- Member, Overseas Development Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- People have made 41 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1454 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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