Peter Bottomley

MP, Worthing West

Worthing West Conservative

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How Peter Bottomley voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Peter Bottomley quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotch Whisky Industry 12 Feb 2015

    I speak not as a producer but as a drinker of whisky, as are many of my constituents. The archivists at HMRC and the Treasury might be able to dig out the meetings some of us had with the then Chancellor, my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), back about 19 years ago, when he was convinced that it was better not to increase and to drop the whisky duty. That...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Pubs and Planning Legislation 12 Feb 2015

    I shall not be able to take part in the debate later, owing to an unavoidable meeting. I speak as a life member of CAMRA, and as a wine drinker. Ought we not to remember that the term “public house” suggests that the public have an interest in such places? Does my hon. Friend agree that more pressure needs to be put on the Government in order to help them to realise that it would...
  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Pubs and Planning Legislation 12 Feb 2015

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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

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • House of Commons
  • Treasury
  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
  • Krishna Maharaj
  • Pedestrian Protection
  • NHS: Ict
  • National Black Police Association/Superintendent Dizaei

Currently held offices

  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs (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 (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 (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 17 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.
  • Has voted in 74.38% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 28 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") 1453 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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